Due to the amount of spam being received on this platform and the lack of communication from blogs24.com, I have moved my blogging platform to http://www.calminstorm.com/category/blog/. From now on […]
selfpublishing wrote a new post, There is a change sweeping South Africa – Literally, on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 2 weeks, 5 days ago
In the past if one wanted to buy a book they would go to the nearest bookstore and make the purchase, easy!
It was all so conventional; the publisher printed books, bookstores stocked them, and customers went […]
selfpublishing wrote a new post, Your book is launched. Congrats…but is now the time to sit back and relax?, on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 2 months, 1 week ago
selfpublishing wrote a new post, You know you’re an expert when “O” magazine asks for your opinion, on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 4 months, 1 week ago
With the amount of 1Sheeters that the mainstream media Reviewer’s receive, it’s something to celebrate when a popular radio station is interested in doing an interview about your book. As mentioned previously, […]
If you’ve got nothing better to do tonight (In South Africa) you can tune in and listen to me being interviewed by Masechabe Mtolo on SAFM’s Talkshop at 20h40. SAFM between 104- 109FM. The talk is all about the […]
selfpublishing wrote a new post, Is a 1 sheeter a South American daily bowel movement?, on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 6 months, 1 week ago
I’m not sure how many books get launched around the world on a daily basis but I imagine it must be a few more than a couple.
Post-launch the book enters into a very competitive environment jostling against […]
The agreement that I have with my Distributor Xavier Nagel Agencies is that they will take care of all the main stream bookstore outlets and I will approach everyone else that would be interested in stocking a […]
So the book has been printed, the launch come and gone, and now there are piles of book taking up space all over the house. What happens next?
The book has to be made available to the public.
Book stores […]
The high of a book launch is just that… a high!
As the Author all the focus is upon you. Everyone wants to talk to you, take your photo and congratulate you. It’s easy to feel like the King of the world […]
selfpublishing wrote a new post, When is the right time to start publicising an upcoming book?, on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 8 months, 1 week ago
selfpublishing wrote a new post, A photographic coffee-table book paid for by Corporate sponsorship , on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 9 months ago
As painful as a recession is for most it can offer up some well hidden treats. Being a professional photographer http://www.garyhirson.com I got completely hammered by the financial meltdown which resulted in some […]
selfpublishing wrote a new post, Celebrating Nelson Mandela’s birthday by inspiring the youth to read., on the site Self-Publishing; the journey 10 months, 1 week ago
July 18th is Nelson Mandela’s birthday. Everyone in South Africa is asked to contribute something for 67 minutes. Metropolitan Health Group sponsored 1000 copies of The Power that’s Ours and donated it to the […]
It’s one thing having a vision but that usually will come to nothing if no one is prepared to buy into that vision. Securing Corporate Sponsorship happens if either; you can by into the Corporates vision, whether […]