DIY typesetting: Why you shouldn’t typeset your own book

You’ve spent months or even years writing your manuscript and now you are ready to publish. Congratulations! Like many contemporary authors, you have decided to take the route of self-publishing – but where to next? What can you do yourself? And what professional help should you invest in? Self-publishing has become a popular choice [...]

By |2020-02-19T15:16:32+10:00February 19th, 2020|Design, Self-publishing, Typesetting|3 Comments

The art of marketing your book

The good and bad news about being a self-published author is that you have complete control over every aspect of publishing your book, including the marketing and promotion. While this will not be of concern to some authors, for others it will be a challenge and very much out of their comfort zone. Writing a [...]

By |2020-02-26T16:41:21+10:00August 15th, 2019|Marketing|0 Comments

The state of the Australian book market

It's one thing to create and publish a book, but it's another thing entirely to release it into the world. Who will read your book? How will it be received? And is epublishing the way to go? As we know, technology is changing the way we consume books and literature – and rapidly. Keep reading [...]

By |2019-07-31T09:47:55+10:00July 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

January updates from your local independent publisher

Happy New Year to all! After a short break, we're back in the office and ready to transform exceptional manuscripts into attractive, informative, and easy-to-read publications. I’d like to take this opportunity to reflect on a few things from 2018, share a New Year’s resolution or two, divulge a delicious family recipe passed down [...]

By |2019-01-23T09:54:16+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized, Working practice|0 Comments

The Benefits of Having a Pet at Work

I would like to welcome and introduce our new team member, Wilson. A quick google search shows a vast amount of research on the positive impact pets have on our lives and the benefits they bring to the workplace. But until you experience having a puppy at work it is hard to imagine how [...]

By |2018-08-22T16:09:54+10:00August 22nd, 2018|Working practice|1 Comment

Lessons Learnt While Becoming a Self-Published Author

On the eve of launching my book, The Entrepreneurs’ Guide to Self-Publishing, I have been reflecting on the lessons I have learnt along the way. Writing and self-publishing is a journey that requires self-discipline, determination and a degree of bravery. As a participant of a writing challenge, I began the journey to becoming an author [...]

By |2017-05-09T17:50:18+10:00May 9th, 2017|Self-publishing, Writing|0 Comments
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