Alchemy and Self Publishing, by Joanne Lewis

Alchemy and Self Publishingby Joanne Lewis             I wrote my first book when I was eight years old. It was a book about the weather and it was called, of course, The Book of Weather....more

Giving Birth To A BOOK...

The only analogy that I thought fitting for publishing a book was giving birth to a child.  I know that may seem a little dramatic, but I'm told that I do have a tendency toward that.  This week was my very first book signing for "Rose's Jungle", the children's book I have been working on having published for let's see...about 9 months now! ...more

How to Self Publish a Book in 8 Easy Steps

Today’s post over at my blog, Change The World With Words is a guest post by author and self-publisher, Shelley Hitz. I’ve been considering the possibility of re-purposing some of my blog content into book format, so I was really interested to hear what she has to say about turning your blog posts or articles into a self-published book. Hope you find her insight useful, and if you're a self-published author, I'd love to hear from you in the comments. Is it as easy as Shelley makes out?...more

Celebrities find writing isn't child's play

BARACK Obama's presidency will reach a milestone of historic proportions on November 16. No, it is not the mid-term congressional elections. It is the release by his book publisher of his new book. A children's book. With the publication of Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters, Mr Obama will join the throng of celebrities, including some Australians, with a mystifying desire to fill the gaps left by The Wind in the Willows, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other works by recognised children's authors....more