Publishing

5 tips for self-publishing

Self-publishing is something many writers consider. It’s a way to get your book on the market and have control over its design, marketing and overall image. But, is self-publishing as good as it sounds? Julie Kirk tells us about her self-publishing experience and offers five handy tips if you’re considering self-publishing your own work. If… Read More 5 tips for self-publishing

Book and Brew takeover, Publishing, Writing

Finding and working with a literary agent

On today’s Book and Brew takeover, author Jane Cable talks to us about working with a literary agent. Jane is a writer of romantic fiction and, after publishing two novels independently, she was signed by her agent, Felicity Trew of the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency. Her third book, Another You, was acquired by Endeavour Press and… Read More Finding and working with a literary agent

Publishing, Work

What to expect from a publishing degree

The publishing industry is a competitive place. Breaking into it is challenging, complex and, ultimately, down to sheer hard graft. For decades, people studied traditional subjects like English or business-related disciplines at university before attempting to forge a career through internships and work experience. Now, there are specialist BAs and MAs in publishing that unravel… Read More What to expect from a publishing degree