Blog

Be brave. Be bold. Be a writer

At a recent Indie Authors meeting we were discussing with a group of first time authors about publishing our books and building our audience. What surprised me was how many of them had not told their friends and family...

Read More
Indie Authors are the Rebel Alliance

Last month, I (Kim) attended the Publishing Scotland annual book trade conference.  It was a very interesting event – I experienced a full range of emotions from blood boiling rage to cheering optimistically on the sidelines. Keynote speaker Andrew...

Read More
First Impressions
September 24, 2015

First Impressions

First impressions are vital in interviews, first dates and any number of social situations. The same is true of books. The first chapter of a book is your first (and sometimes only) chance to impress a reader and persuade...

Read More
Would a broken computer lead to a broken heart?

Imagine the scene; you’ve worked for months on your book, it’s been edited, refined and honed to perfection. You are pleased with it and feel it’s ready to be launched into the world. You click save and sit back...

Read More
Why best selling authors are choosing self-publishing.

I have had a couple of conversations with authors recently who wanted to know if I could help them get an agent and publisher. I am not opposed to publishers; I think there is room for lots of publishing...

Read More
Why crowdfunding to self-publish your book could be a great idea

You are so excited to have finished your novel and now you want to self-publish it. Great idea but what if you don’t have the funds to invest in your book what can you do? In our last newsletter...

Read More
How to fund self-publishing your book

You have finished your book, it’s taken a lot of blood sweat and tears and now you want to publish it. If you want to keep the momentum going self-publishing is the way to do it. The questions I...

Read More
How collaboration can increase sales

As a writer do you think of other writers as your competitors? Or is your literary world one of collaboration and friendship? People who love books will read lots of different authors. Don’t you love it when you find...

Read More
Are you a cash cow?
November 08, 2014

Are you a cash cow?

You have spent time writing your book, maybe you have tried to get a publisher to take it, or maybe you always wanted to be an Indie Author – it does sound cooler than self-published writer don’t you think?...

Read More
The Story Behind Bookcamp
November 08, 2014

The Story Behind Bookcamp

Our Bookcamp training programme is ideal if you want to self-publish your books, control your budget and have the support of experienced self-publishers to ease you through the process. We have strong values and ethics about sharing knowledge, empowering...

Read More