Welcome to the future of publishing, now.

I was at the London Book Fair back in 2016. There was very little in the way of traditional publishing to be found. There were a lot of self-publishing concerns. When I first wrote to agents and publishers back in the 90’s all my submissions were by paper in the post. You usually got a […]

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The History of Cost Cutting, sorry, Publishing

The history of publishing at britannica.com goes a long way to confirm issues I have been involved in during my working life. From 1999 to 2011 I worked in newspaper printing. I was involved in the last guard of the old newspapers and magazines. In-fact I was a culprit in its demise. I started work […]

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We are being watched

I’ve always been a massive geek. I was on computers back in 1977, the Apple 2. All my work was computer related, I taught myself as they wouldn’t teach me computers at school as they said my maths wasn’t good enough. But I could not be stopped, computers were the salvation for my dyslexia and […]

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Self Publishing: Yes we can all be poor authors.

If you don’t want to make any money from your work then self-publishing is a great idea. If you want to let Amazon make the money out of your hard work then self-publishing is for you. Self-publishing is about a lot of work writing and then spending on an editor, a cover designer and advertising […]

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I thought I was Greta

(Jan 2021) I’m a pretty disturbed bunny right now. Since July 2020 I’ve had to throw away a lot of ideas I had and embrace a lot of new ones. I used to think environmental collapse was imminent, in truth, we all do/did. The difference was, I did something about it, I was a conservationist […]

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