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Forget the 1980's, Georgian Publishing had the boom time!

Sorry it’s been a while, work and holidays got in the way…

I am still reading A History of British Publishing by John Feather but also dipped into a Pelican book called 500 years of printing by S.H. 588 more words

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Is It Possible That Amazon Is Not 'All' Bad News For Publishers?

For the past 20 years Amazon has disrupted the publishing industry from stem to stern. Could it be that much of the resulting adaptation and metamorphosis has actually been good news for publishers? 1,146 more words

John R. Austin

Book Review: The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan

This book is written by two bloggers. They may have co-authored The Royal We, but Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan are best known for their successful celebrity style blog… 276 more words

Book Review


Good wisdom from Sarah Hoyt Amanda Green (CORRECTED – I originally misattributed this to Sarah since I found it on her Facebook) about the new Amazon / Kindle Unlimited royalty set-up. 140 more words

Alaska's wild environment is both friend and predator in Rosemary Lupton's The Quality of Silence

In skilled hands, the environment can become an important character in books. Particularly thrillers. Alaska, the real star of Rosamund Lupton‘s  new novel The Quality of Silence… 427 more words


The Richell Prize for Emerging Writers

A new award for new and emerging writers has been dedicated to Hachette Australia’s former CEO Matt Richell who died suddenly this time last year. 136 more words

The Recruiters

Getting Published

Last Wednesday, my Guest Author, Pam Marie Thompson shared a little bit about herself and her new book, Ten Saturdays. When asked what advice she would give to other writers, she said she would encourage them to learn more about the various types of publishing firms out there before signing anything. 539 more words

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