Not Just Novels
When self-publishing was created, the idea was and still is, for authors to have more control over creative content and royalties. There was a need for transparency and a more...Read more
Mental Health Awareness Month, with True Colors, by Demene Benjamin
It's Mental Health Awareness month in the US. The purpose of Mental Health Awareness Month is to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses. 18.1% of Americans who...Read more
Lana's Author Appearance
Lana Laws Downing, author of Jon Teel, T-Garçon of Grand Isle, and Grand Isle Farewell, is a retired educator who lives and writes in Franklin, Louisiana. Lana writes about the...Read more
15 book publishers who are always open to submissions!
Many publishers routinely open and close their doors to unsolicited submissions. It can be confusing knowing when to submit. Here are fifteen publishers who are always open to submissions from writers...Read more
What's your excuse (reason)?
You want to write a book, but you have a busy life, family, kids, a full-time job, maybe even two jobs. Writing is definitely not an easy task, and let’s...Read more
Breaking through the confusion about ISBNs and Barcodes
ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number. It is a numeric, commercial, book identifier, that is intended to be unique. Publishers purchase ISBNs from affiliates of the International ISBN Agency,...Read more
How to write without hurting anyone’s feelings!
By Lynette Greenfield Author As an author of extremely personal ordeals, and challenging relationships, I am often asked if I ever question the direction of my writing or, if I hold...Read more
When 'The End' is actually the beginning!
Have you ever wondered about how incredible it is that you were born? Consider the fact that every act in history taken by your ancestors had to align perfectly for...Read more
Can Social Distancing Make You a Better Writer?
Henry David Thoreau may have been the father of social distancing. After all, he spent more than two years living alone at Walden Pond. When he emerged, he was able...Read more
The importance of a stand out book cover
I recently spoke with a book seller in a Dymocks store, where my own title features on the shelf. She walked me through the store and pointed out titles she...Read more
Lulu Press (Lulu Publishing) partner program
This week, Lulu announced a major update to their already user-friendly website, taking the company to new heights and proving they are indeed listening to customer needs. The new site...Read more
Author Interviews UK
Thank you to Mike Jackson for the opportunity to be featured Author Interviews UK. Read all about how The Day it Rained came about and what keeps me inspired. Read...Read more
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans". - John Lennon
The parallels of Play it as it Lays and Revolutionary Road I just finished reading Play it as it Lays and found the story to be both extraordinary and moving. ...Read more
6 books to read during the corona virus lock down, that will motivate you to write!
As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, people stuck indoors are looking for new ways to entertain themselves. Reading as an activity can be therapeutic and incredibly comforting. To help bookworms in...Read more
Due to the escalation of COVID-19 globally, Book Con has been delayed until 2021
Book Con have released a statement today. Due to the escalation of COVID-19 globally, Book Con has been delayed until 2021. You can read the official statement here: https://www.bookcon.com/About/Statement-From-Reedpop/...Read more
The Day it Rained Forever at Dymocks North Lakes!
Visited Dymocks North Lakes today and found, The Day it Rained Forever, on the shelf! What an amazing thing to see. Spoke with the incredibly helpful staff, who shared in...Read more
Author Signing - delayed due to Coronavirus
Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Lynette Greenfield's Dymocks North Lakes book sighing will be postponed until October 2020. The dates have been reset, but we will monitor the situation and...Read more