When the Angel Say Amen: the history of the Cherokee Indians

The backdrop to this amazingly conceived book is of the US Army’s cruel massacring and forced removal of the Indigenous Native Americans from their 'sacred lands', 200 years ago. White Moon is the daughter of the 'Shaman' (spiritually gifted) Tribal Chief and the book tells of her life, the forced renouncement of her tribal identity and the touching romance with her life-long friend. VERA LUCIA LIMA – The Author is a very remarkable woman. Aged 12, she realised she could see and hear things, others couldn’t. Now, an [read more...]

Taipei Book Fair 2017

Taipei book fair was a great success for many of our authors, and we are just waiting on the results. The fair is run and organised by Austrade and Inspiring publishers were on the Austrade stand. This fair goes for 6 days and has a great following across Asia, including China. It is very unusual for any Publisher to have as many literary agents request PDFs of most books we had on the stand, a great result. See results here. Inspiring Publishers have built up a great following of publishers and agents who come every year to [read more...]

Market Watch : Key Points to Take Into 2017 for Players in Digital Publishing Industry

In the last one decade digital publishing has gone through multiple stages of progress, we have seen technology shaping the way content is created, delivered and consumed. As technology is on path of continuous evolution it keeps on changing aspects of life and business. Every year we hear buzzwords, some of them disappear and some become mainstay of the business. In 2017 we might hear new phrases and see the existing ones consolidating their roles. In this article we will have a brief insight on what trends will emerge or grow [read more...]

The Bird’s Nest

The Bird's Nest is set in the mid-1950's, rural New Zealand. Alex Hayward returns from the Korean War and gets into a scuffle with an army mate, which ends in his friend's death. As a trained killer, this will not look good so he decides to hide in a local area of native bush known as The Bird’s Nest until the incident is hopefully forgotten about - or he can decide what to do. Before he retreats to his hideout, he meets a girl called Ruby. She travels to London and then to Sydney and finally, returns to New Zealand with a [read more...]

Hunted is the Prey

Hunted is the Prey, is Donovan Hoult’s latest book. The ruthless climb of Winton Springer, an itinerant shearer picked up on an outback Queensland road by Sam Carlin, the owner of a struggling oil and gas exploration company. Uneducated, but highly intelligent, Springer resorts to unscrupulous blackmail, theft and murder as he manipulates himself into seizing total control as the company evolves. He ruthlessly exploits and plans the ultimate destruction of people who know too much of his dealings, and he of theirs, in the [read more...]

Becoming Australian : Two Home Countries

Shisei Oya came to Australia as a Japanese migrant in 1979. At the age of thirty, he felt that he was at a crossroads, and simply wanted to experience life outside of Japan. Although being warmly welcomed by the people he came to meet, Shisei soon realised that becoming Australian, and being treated as one, could prove quite difficult. However, in the almost forty years since, having come to be accepted by the Australian community and been able to contribute to the advancement of this great country, Shisei feels as though he has [read more...]

Author Talks : I Married Crystal Meth

"I married crystal meth" talks about my struggles as a wife of a former drug and alcohol addict, the devastating effects of substance abuse are powerful and if untreated will prove fatal. I am certain this book will promote hope, inspiration and reassurance amongst both, addicts and their loved ones, it will guide you to the path of sobriety – there is freedom outside the addiction gates. Buy Online

I Married Crystal Meth : for better or worse until Meth tear us apart

After immigrating to Australia I got involved with an Australian man whom I fell in love with, we dated for a short period of time before getting married. I was completely in love with my husband and I did not think anyone or anything could come between us. Life was perfect and it was just like I was living in a dream. Unfortunately that wonderful dream was short lived. After a year of being married, I noticed my husband’s alcohol consumption increased signifcantly. Although his behavioural change bothered me, I tried not to take [read more...]

Incident at Morgan’s Crossing

Author Jack Brislee, novel is a must read for the person who loves an old Wild West Cowboy story with a twist. It is funny and entertaining, and will keep the reader guessing throughout. When the Stranger, an enigmatic trail-dirty, wind-swept, lip-cracked relatively unsuccessful bounty hunter rides into Morgan’s Crossing he finds a settlement in disarray. Spanish Peter and his band of outlaws are terrorising the town and the Sheriff, who has issues with his imported Swedish office furniture, cannot stop them. The town turns to [read more...]

The importance of a relevant congruent book cover

If the outside of your book is badly designed or ugly, why would anyone want to read what’s inside? A book cover is an invitation to a reader or a buyer; it is a way for persuading them to read your book. The cover beckons to them to enter the world of what your book is about and interact with your characters for awhile. Your cover should clearly convey to the reader the genre of your book. It should tell the reader in one glance what the book is about. It should not be misleading, like showing a cake on the cover but is really a [read more...]