Publishing process

Write because you love writing not because you want to be a millionaire

One of the most frustrating things for best-selling authors and publishers alike is many authors only writing for a career. There are countless blogs and articles written by famous authors that say writing should happen as a hobby or passion, not to pay the bills, and if it turns into a career, that is a fantastic plus!

How to get published!

Here is a step by step guide on how to get published. From proposal to publication.

What Makes a Great Book Cover?

We’re asked this question a lot by our authors, “What makes a perfect book cover” – this of course changes depending on what the book is about and who it is aimed too. But the core is the same. So, here’s our advice on coming up with the perfect book cover!

A guide to filling out the author questionnaire.

One of the first things we send once your contract is signed is an author questionnaire from the marketing department.  This may seem like a simple Q&A – but really it’s the basis of your entire marketing outline plan. We receive lots of questions about it, and we sometimes receive some very blank forms. So, we thought we’d do a step by step guide on completing it.

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but everyone does!

One thing we have found in publishing is that it’s very important to have the best cover possible. It makes a massive difference in sales. As sad as it sounds, a bad cover can quite literally destroy a book’s chance in selling.

Things to check before you sign a Publishing contract

We all know how exciting it is to receive a contract for something; be it a fancy new car, a new house or in this case, an offer of publication. You wouldn’t sign a deal on a car without checking the fine details of what the car will be and the same should be done for publishing.