IngramSpark Self-Publishing (What You Need to Know)

IngramSpark self-publishing was recommended to me by other independent authors. Your books will go to more retailers and therefore you’ll see more sales − theoretically. You have to pay a fee to IngramSpark to publish your eBooks and print books. It’s not much; $49 for both, or $29 for just your eBook. You will also have to buy…

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The London Book Fair 2016 Self-Publishing Part 1

I joined the London Book Fair Author Club on the spur of the moment. This gave me priority access to the LBF, reserved front row seats and discounted, and free entry to Reed Expo events such as the London Book and Screen week, which sad to say, I wasn’t able to take advantage of. The…

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A Victorian Pauper Poem

I wrote my Victorian Pauper poem when I was 15 years old, which is why it rhymes.  Rhyming poetry was very popular when I was growing up – not so much today. A Victorian Pauper He searches the dustbags and rattles the bins. Not even the peasants will let him in. His clothes are all tatty…

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The London Book Fair Author HQ (My Experience)

London Book Fair Author HQ A expected, the London Book Fair Author HQ was packed to capacity. It was held in the vast Olympia Exhibition Centre. I knew Earls Court like the back of my hand, but not the Olympia, so I had to set out early for this one. What the London Book Fair Author…

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The London Book Fair Review 2014: Enlightening

The London Book Fair My visit to this year’s London Book Fair was very different to the one I had several years ago – because on this occasion I was actually allowed in! My first visit to the London Book Fair was at a time where the event didn’t cater for the would-be author. “Are…

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