Posts Tagged: self-publishing

Recovery in printing: the new Biddles

Anthony Haynes writes: Last year I wrote a post about the demise of an East Anglian book printing company, namely Biddles (see ‘Lessons from a printer’s demise‘, 4 June 2013). Since then, Companies House (the registrar for companies in England

Recovery in printing: the new Biddles

Anthony Haynes writes: Last year I wrote a post about the demise of an East Anglian book printing company, namely Biddles (see ‘Lessons from a printer’s demise‘, 4 June 2013). Since then, Companies House (the registrar for companies in England

What do self-publishers need? The proofreader’s perspective

Monographer writes: In ‘Why not a master’s in editing?‘ I nominated some editors and proofreaders who consistently produced high-quality content on social media. One of them was Louise Harnby (@LouiseHarnby on Twitter). Recently I invited Louise to contribute a guest

What do self-publishers need? The proofreader’s perspective

Monographer writes: In ‘Why not a master’s in editing?‘ I nominated some editors and proofreaders who consistently produced high-quality content on social media. One of them was Louise Harnby (@LouiseHarnby on Twitter). Recently I invited Louise to contribute a guest

Self-publishing: why (or why not) and how

This post summarises a workshop led by Monographer at the 2012 annual conference of the National Association of Writers in Education on 10 November. Context There are many reasons why self-publishing is burgeoning. Some of them are summarised in this post

Self-publishing: why (or why not) and how

This post summarises a workshop led by Monographer at the 2012 annual conference of the National Association of Writers in Education on 10 November. Context There are many reasons why self-publishing is burgeoning. Some of them are summarised in this post

On whether to self-publish: a professional publisher’s view

In response to my review of The Naked Author: A Guide to Self-publishing, Propagandum asks me to articulate my views on the question of self-publishing more generally. This post is my attempt. Two previous posts – on disintermediation and convergence

On whether to self-publish: a professional publisher’s view

In response to my review of The Naked Author: A Guide to Self-publishing, Propagandum asks me to articulate my views on the question of self-publishing more generally. This post is my attempt. Two previous posts – on disintermediation and convergence

Resource for self-publishers: The Naked Author

The Naked Author: A Guide to Self-publishing by Alison Baverstock is published by Bloomsbury (2011). It is a wide-ranging, practical, introductory resource.  The book begins by establishing an overview, discussing reasons for self-publishing, the stages of the process, and the

Resource for self-publishers: The Naked Author

The Naked Author: A Guide to Self-publishing by Alison Baverstock is published by Bloomsbury (2011). It is a wide-ranging, practical, introductory resource.  The book begins by establishing an overview, discussing reasons for self-publishing, the stages of the process, and the