Category: Self-Publishing

Growing A Business & Self-Publishing With Blaise van Hecke

The brainchild of writer Blaise van Hecke and her husband, photographer/illustrator Kev Howlett, Busybird Publishing is a unique blend: a traditional publisher that releases a handful of titles yearly; and a fee-for-service self-publisher which, to date, has not only helped over one hundred authors get their stories out into the …

Challenges, Influences and Publishing With Author Anna Spargo-Ryan

From essays in Seizure and Overland to short fiction in Seizure Flashers and Kill Your Darlings, Anna Spargo-Ryan is a name you've probably seen across Australia's lit-journal landscape. She has a memoir piece in the Black Inc. anthology From The Outer, and has worked on digital strategies for a number of organisations including Fremantle Media (Neighbours), Monash University, …

Video: 5 Quick Tips For Indie Book Promotion

Whether you're a traditionally published author or an indie author, you'll be playing a big role in the promotion of your book. But with thousands of articles out there, it's hard to know where to start when it comes to marketing strategies. As independent publishers ourselves, we decided to put together a …

Ultimate Guide: Mastering Your Online Author Presence

You've no doubt heard the terms 'online presence' and 'author platform' floating around of late. But what do they mean, exactly? And are they really vital concerns for writers? Shouldn't we be focussing solely on the writing itself? While concentrating on writing and writing alone does sound like a dream scenario, unfortunately, …