Book Writing Boot Camp

Do you want to write a book? It could be anything – a novel; nonfiction; self-help; biography; a business, community, or organisation’s history; or it could even be something totally different! And now you want to get it out into the world? Busybird Publishing’s Book-Writing Boot Camp is about arming you with the tools you … 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

Of Mentoring and Packages

There are lots of people out there offering fast, nasty mentoring packages. They’re fast, because the mentor wants the quickest turnaround possible, which inflates their bank account. And they’re nasty because, often, the mentor knows very little about writing, or the publishing industry – if anything, they know just enough to bluff their expertise. Usually, … Continued

Book Writing Boot Camp

Do you want to write a book? It could be anything – a novel; nonfiction; self-help; biography; a business, community, or organisation’s history; or it could even be something totally different! And now you want to get it out into the world? Busybird Publishing’s Book-Writing Boot Camp is about arming you with the tools you … Continued

Rediscovering Writing

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything longer than a paragraph. I thought it would feel unfamiliar, but it feels like coming home. My spontaneous hiatus from writing, reading and generally functioning is coming to a close, and I am feeling a hesitant kind of relief. Prior to my internship at Busybird, I had … Continued

Fire Up Your Business: You Have Your Story, What Now?

Join Jo Johnson, The Content Coach, and Blaise van Hecke from Busybird Publishing in a series of workshops that will transform your business and change your life as they take you through the process of storytelling, giving you a clear idea of your message, then distilling that for your marketing on various platforms: blogs, articles, social media, website, ebooks, published book and speaking opportunities.

Fire Up Your Business: How To Write Your Story

Join Jo Johnson, The Content Coach, and Blaise van Hecke from Busybird Publishing in a series of workshops that will transform your business and change your life as they take you through the process of storytelling, giving you a clear idea of your message, then distilling that for your marketing on various platforms: blogs, articles, social media, website, ebooks, published book and speaking opportunities.

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 90-minute workshop sets out to demystify the industry and allow you to make informed decisions that … Continued