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There have been many ground breaking breakthroughs in the world of publishing and the list of historic printing landmarks is long and extensive since the release of the very first printed book back in 808. It was called the Diamond Sultra, and consisted of seven scrolls that were originally printed using wood blocks. It is […]
The second part of our blog to see the advantages to a writer of self-publishing their own work continues with the benefits of the manuscript having a longer shelf life. In this we mean that your book will have a longer period to try and find its audience.
A Longer Shelf Life
Self-publishing will give your manuscript […]
What is self-publishing? It is a way for authors to get their work published without going down the traditional route of a book publisher. There are many benefits to the author of pursuing this route, but as with everything there are some drawbacks. Initially self-publication was seen as a desperate measure for those that been […]
The second part of our blog on how to start your own publishing company looks at even more tips and advice how to be a success in publishing. In part one we looked at all the issues concerning taking professional advice and what kind of company you should form. And we start this blog with […]
Perhaps you have tried your hand at writing and get frustrated trying to get your work published. One way out of this conundrum is to start your own publishing company and publish your work along with any other manuscripts that get sent to you. It is fairly easy to go ahead and self-publish your own […]
The concluding part of our blog of how to write and get a book published, concentrates on publication and marketing of your book. In part two we touched on the kind of offer a publisher may make and your decision to go with a particular publisher has to be based on such an offer.
Publishing Offers […]
The second part of our blog concerning writing a book and getting it published concerns completing your manuscript and looking at ways of getting it published. In part one of the blog we learned how planning is extremely important to your writing and the same philosophy should be taken looking for a publisher, as this […]
The second and concluding part of our blog on how to market a book starts with looking at written and printed marketing. In part one we saw how powerful social media can be in your marketing campaign, but there are also other avenues to explore too.
Every town or city have their own local media […]
They say everybody has a book inside them just waiting to be written, but many people are not interested by literature or have not got the time to take such an epic task on. Those that wish to make a foray into the literary world are often put off the idea by the sheer complexity […]
You have finally finished what is probably your most creative lifetime achievement so far, you have written a book! But now the really hard part starts when you have to retain your creative juices to try and sell it. Writing a book can take so much out of a person, but it is also a […]