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Cat Trick – “Now You See Them. Now, You Don’t.”

by Sofie Kelley

I was drawn to this book because I like cats and magic. What I didn’t expect was a good picture of small-town, Midwest living. 85 more words

Book Review

How To Prepare Your Manuscript For Small Aussie Publishers

To broaden the scope of our last article, How to Format Your Manuscript For Publishers, we’ve decided to explore some of Australia’s top Independent Publishing houses, that offer some fantastic opportunities for new and emerging writers. 1,530 more words

Advice For Writers

In praise of small publishers

In honour of World Book Day, I thought I would take a few moments to reflect on my growing obsession for small publishers. Once you start to turn your attention to non-mainstream literature, follow literary journals and publications online, or seek out works in translation; the world of independent publishers invariably opens up. 597 more words


#ReadingMyLibrary Challenge-Week 2 April 11

Books you would like to suggest to your library

I don’t think there are particular books I would like my library to order. I just think they should acquire more books from independent publishers.

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The Red Button list will now be available as paperbacks!

When we started Red Button back in 2012, our aim was to help bring new writers, perhaps overlooked by mainstream publishers, to their audience. The changes that digital had brought about in our industry allowed us to do that with a relatively small financial investment and a lot of time, enthusiasm and energy. 138 more words


AK Press Needs Your Support

Fire and books are not a good combination. For it is not just the flames that pose a threat to the pages but also the smoke and the water that is used to eventually suppress the fire. 302 more words


Craven's Women of Thunder Named INDIEFAB Finalist

Traverse City, Michigan–Forward Reviews has named Jerry Craven’s novel, Women of Thunder (TCU Press 2014), as a 2014 Multicultural Fiction finalist. Craven is no stranger to the nomination because his 2013 novel, … 188 more words