Publishing Options

In an ever-changing world of technology, there is a lot of confusion about publishing and the best way to go about it. We also have many people come to us disheartened by the publishing experience that they’d had. This 60-minute workshop sets out to demystify the industry and allow you to make informed decisions that … Continued

The health benefits of writing

This week, I’ve had a few conversations about art and the value of it. For many people it feels indulgent to create art if there is no end goal (i.e. monetary payoff) and then there is the question of how to price something (in this case it was a comparison of three paintings worth thousands … Continued

5 Pitfalls to Writing Self-Help

Self-help books are big at the moment. Let’s face it, the world feels a little broken and everyone is looking for a quick fix. Most notable is the fact that we have everything and yet there are so many unhappy people who can’t understand where they went wrong. This means that there is a big … Continued

Your publishing opportunities

Do you know your publishing opportunities? It’s all very well to write something and think it will be published just because you wish it so. The more publishing history you have, the more chances are that your story will be wanted by a publisher. There are so many options and to get the best outcome … Continued

Questions to ask a publisher

Are you looking for ways to publish your book? Does it feel like a minefield and you’ve heard lots of horror stories? Do your homework and it will be anxiety free, successful and fun! Here are some questions to ask a prospective publisher: Do you charge any fees to publish? If there are charges, the … Continued

Writing in a time of unrest

This is not exactly the kind of editorial that I expected to write in 2020, or any time for that matter, but life has a way of throwing unexpected things at us. We have choices. We can react, throw our arms up in despair and moan about the harshness of life, be mean to each … Continued

The Publishing Landscape

We periodically put up blogs like this one to educate authors about the publishing landscape. There are two legitimate streams of publishing: Traditional Publishing: you submit to a publisher. They will judge if (they believe) your book is worth publishing. If they accept you, they take all the financial risk to publish you. They will … Continued