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Author Michael Beverley and author of Where Are You Pickles?! sat down for a chat with the team. We asked him about writing and of course the books inspired by his daughter. 1. First and foremost, could you give us a short introduction as to who Michael Beverley is? I’m married with one daughter (Erin) […]

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Author and illustrator Simon Morse has created a wonderful video series demonstrating how to create an illustration for a children’s book. Simon will take viewers through the process and give you a real taste for the process of illustrating a children’s book. He does this using his very popular book The Adventures of Rocket Kid. […]

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Nick Green grew up with in a family of writers. He has worked in publishing both in London at Harper Collins and in Oxford for Oxford University Press. He moved to Namibia in 2006 and worked for Wilderness Safaris. In 2008 he moved to Botswana and has been based in Maun working primarily in the […]

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Get Published! Issue 2 – We show you publishing houses currently accepting applications. We are now on our second post bringing you a list of publishing houses currently accepting applications from authors. Persea Books: Accepting Book Manuscript Queries  An established literary publisher with wide distribution. Persea Books is an independent book publisher based out of New […]

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1. Tell us a bit about your new book…. what is it about? Despite the title, it is not a book that is mainly about birds! The birds are a significant presence in the book and have a major role to play in the story, particularly using the symbolism and beliefs that so many cultures […]

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We want to help authors as much as we can and thought it would be useful to put together a list of Publishing Houses currently accepting applications. 1. Monarch Review Are currently accepting online submissions of poetry, fiction, essays, music, videos and visual arts. 2. 8thHousePublishing They publish exemplary fiction, philosophy, esoterica and other earnest […]

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Morgan Entrekin the president of independent publisher Grove/Atlantic Books is currently happy with the relationship he has with Amazon. He has witnessed the industry go through many changes as Amazon’s introduction of the Kindle ushered in a digital revolution. However he is concerned about the future and how this may impact publishers and ultimately authors. “Right […]

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1. First and foremost, could you give us a short introduction as to who Peter Widdows is? Peter Widdows is 48 years old and lives in North Cheshire with his Australian partner, Louise, and their Bernese Mountain Dog, Lily. At 44 peter decided to retire from his corporate role as a CEO for food company, […]

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Q&A For Your New Book   1.     Tell us a bit about your new book…. what is it about? The Adventures of Rocket Kid is about a little boy named Jimmy who dreams of going to space. It is all he ever thinks about and when most kids are sleeping in bed at night he […]

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It’s no great secret that publishing is changing. Is it changing a lot? Has most of the change already happened? What does the future look like? In this series of blog post we will uncover the facts and figures that prove the industry is changing. We will talk about what this means for authors. Most […]

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