A heartwarming post by indie author Julie Day, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, about her new Rainbow School series of books for children with special needs
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How the age of digital publishing brings new opportunities for midform writing – and how to take advantage of them – by author and journalist Alex Klaushofer.
Interesting and inspiring case study of an indie author who has applied her career experience to write non-fiction books for and about children with special needs.
A fascinating case study of how a former research scientist Katrina Kirkwood arrived at the best way to tell the story of her grandmother’s mysterious beads, illustrating the concept of creative non-fiction.
British indie author and keen mountaineer Mark Horrell explains how writing a blog improves his writing, how his blog turned into books, and each makes the other more successful. Essential reading for any blogging indie author!
Today’s Opinion post, Charlie Raymond explains why it’s nigh-impossible to find an agent for non-fiction – and why he’s glad he still gave it a try, before successfully self-publishing his memoir, “Hired, Fired, Fled”.
We’re thrilled to be featuring in our mini-masterclass slot an author of both fiction and non-fiction writer who is also a hybrid author (ie both trade- and self-published). Although US author Amy Shojai has written some novels, most of her books have been about pet care and animal behaviour, giving us the perfect excuse to […]
If you’re an indie author, one way of boosting your income is to diversify, using your writing skills not only in your comfort zone, but in other areas in which you have special knowledge or skills to share. From New Zealand, indie author, publisher and trainer Kim Lambert helps you identify the best topics for […]
Like many indie authors, British writer Denise Barnes has published books in more than one genre. Here she explains an interesting and unexpected – even to her – relationship between her fiction and non-fiction books. When you walk into a bookshop, it’s fascinating to see such an overwhelming selection of titles and subjects that must […]
It’s always worth looking for events in the public eye that are relevant to your books and which may therefore provide opportunities to draw extra attention to your work. British author and historian Lucienne Boyce took advantage of the launch of the new Suffragette movie to bring her non-fiction book, The Bristol Suffragettes, to a new […]