Writing and editing non-fiction

Guest post by Kit Carstairs of The Manuscript Agency   Writing and editing non-fiction manuscripts has more in common with fiction than you may realise. Regardless of the content, it is important to draw your reader into your writing. Both fiction and non-fiction authors use the same principles to create works that are emotionally and intellectually engaging.     These […]

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Indie author Toni Brisland talks about publishing and promoting books for children

Australian author Toni Brisland writes books for children. She has published two novels in her DemiChat series (a Sherlock Holmes spoof), with a third due for release this year. The first, DemiChat and the Kent Street Mystery, is on the NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge Lists for Years 5–6 and selected readers in Years 7–9, and on the South Australian Premier’s […]

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Ingram Spark for Indie Authors

Ingram is one of biggest book printers and wholesale distributors in the world. In 1997 they founded Lightning Source which provides services to mainstream and small-press publishers and is particularly good for short-run and print-on-demand books. In 2011, Lightning Source opened offices in Australia. More recently they’ve offered an ebook distribution service to publishers. In the middle of last year, […]

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