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Publishing Questions and Answers

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Having worked in the writing/publishing world for more than ten years, I have noticed massive changes in the way publishing works for both independent and traditionally published authors. After a successful five year indie book campaign, I negotiated a deal with a UK publisher which gave me further insight into this elusive business. But often for new writers, the area… Read more »

The Decision to Self-Publish Your Book

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When I was deciding whether or not to self-publish my book, I searched high and low for a definitive answer to my question. I kept asking people if it was the right thing to do.¬†The replies I generally received were, ‘We can’t answer that because we really don’t know. It’s your book. It’s totally up to you.’ The only people… Read more »

Amazon Academy Helping Independent Authors

                    An event to help authors discover and/or improve their careers in the book publishing world was held yesterday at the International Conference Centre in Edinburgh. The first half of the morning was applied to the¬†projection of KDP images on to a screen for the benefit for those who may not… Read more »

Is Self-publishing Self-indulgent?

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Normally when somebody asks me if they should self-publish their book, I find it difficult to respond. There are so many different levels of ‘self-publishing,’ ultimately it is a personal choice. In self-publishing, you would have to take on the full responsibility of marketing your book, and lets face it there is nothing more draining than self-promotion. My own views… Read more »