When it comes to self-publishing a book, you’ll no doubt come across lots of unfamiliar terms and phrases. This can be really confusing to the new author-to-be, so this article is my A to Z guide in which I explain
Publishing Your Book: What, How and Everything in Between
Getting your book published is the last piece of the very complicated jigsaw, and I’ve come to realise just how confusing this process is. Getting this bit right will make all the difference to how it will sell. And after
If you want to publish your book you have to have an ISBN right? Well, actually, no! Not all books need an ISBN and in this blog, I’m going to explain what an ISBN is, when you need one and
Traditional print books are still the best!
I created a poll over on LinkedIn a few weeks ago asking how people liked to consume books. The results? Print books are the number one way consumers like to read them. The Results Out of the 72 people we
Selling your books in bookshops including Waterstones – How it works.
You’ve done the hard work and are now a published author!! Yay, well done. That is no mean feat…but your work is not yet done. Marketing your book and getting it sold is a task in itself and although Compass-Publishing
Every now and again I get to work on a book that is a little different… And, The Elgin Marvels, is one such book. It’s a really lovely story about a street in London, by Sinclair Cook. The book’s illustrations
Just get your book written already!
Having a big shiny goal is exciting. You feel motivated, in control and you get off the starting blocks with fire in your belly and the confidence that it’ll get done. Writing is going well, the word count is stacking
How to publish your book on KDP
Amazon. The necessary evil. I’ve resisted Amazon KDP printing my book Publish Your Way to More Clients for a few years now (I’ve sold it through Amazon Advantage), but I’ve come to realise that they are not going to go
Title page and Title verso – what they are and why you need to know the difference
Knowing the difference between the title page and the title verso page are really important. Critical information is stored on the title verso page and in this blog I’ll be sharing what both look like and what information each one
Two authors for the price of one
So, the surprise from yesterday’s book launch of The New Fire book launch by Nick Francis was Simon Banks being there too! Another author of mine. It was like 2 authors for the price of 1!! I worked with both