gold seal 1

Recent blog posts
  Ordering copies of your own title from Createspace are termed “Member orders”. Authors who understand the benefits of the print-on-demand process and have opted to use the Amazon-owned company, Createspace,  to handle the printing and shipping of their paperback title, might at some po...
Last modified on

  This article is for the self-published author looking to enhance the marketing of a print-on-demand paperback listed on Createspace. Before creating these discount codes on Createspace, ensure the following steps of publishing on Createspace have been taken care of: Your PDF interior manu...
Last modified on

Posted by on in Q&A
  Recently, whilst on a visit to my coastal hometown of Durban, I was lucky enough to meet up with local author Robin Jackson for coffee and a chat about his success as a South African author publishing online. Robin's focus in his first published book Losing the Faith revolves around the...
Last modified on

Posted by on in eBook
  Here are the 3 most expensive eBooks on Amazon as of June 2015. Something to think about here is that, these prices are excluding local sales tax which means the price might increase further if you were going to purchase. The two most expensive eBooks have a big file size of well over 100 M...
Last modified on
  Wait, there are Afrikaans authors on Amazon!? Yes, Amazon currently has an Afrikaans section spanning over 3000 titles, although there is little to no information easily available (that I know of) that shows how well Afrikaans authors are using Amazon to publish independently. After years p...
Last modified on
  Would you walk into a KFC or MacDonald’s and ask the cashier to decide what you want to eat? Would you pull in at a petrol station and ask the pump-attendant to choose your car's fuel type? Would you let him decide the air pressure of your tyres and how much fuel to pump into your ...
Last modified on
September 2015 sees the Jozi Book Fair (JBF) take place at Wits University in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. I have searched the internet far and wide for information on the event, such as a programme detailing the lineup etc but (at the time of writing this article) the event website seems d...
Last modified on
Saturday 23 May 2015 sees the Kingsmead Bookfair take place in Melrose Johannesburg.This event almost snuck by without me being able share it with everyone, luckily I found it in time. The Kingsmead Bookfair is now in it's fourth year and looking at the stellar line up of not just authors, but indu...
Last modified on

Posted by on in eBook
As authors you need to love your readers. Right from the start, never release written content you don’t feel is absolutely in the best shape it can be. Ensure that your book covers are engaging and professional, the interior formatting makes for easy-reading and the wording has been finely tuned by...
Last modified on

Posted by on in Events
This year sees the South African Book Fair, hosted in Newtown Johannesburg.After the success of the South African Book Fair 2014, hosted in Cape Town it was decided to alternate the fair between Cape Town and Johannesburg to give those Joburgers who can't make the trip to Cape Town a chance to mix w...
Last modified on

Looking For Exposure?

Partner with our brand for added exposure.
Download our advertising rate card here.

Stay up to date!