Book Launch. Musings at Deaths door. 3rd April Bay Books Batemans bay. 5PM. Food and drink supplied. Come meet the author. William and Irina are available to do talks. On How to Become a Successful author? Their talks are not about how to write a book, but how to have a successful book and become a number one best selling author. Why not drop them an email at email@example.com or phone 0262912904 and get them to come to your writers group.
We had a very productive time for our authors at this year's 2011 London book fair. All the books had great interest shown in them and offers to continue discussions with publishers, distributors and agents. Some were offered contracts. This is a great result as every book we took passed step one in the publishing process and shows the high quality of books we presented at the LBF this year. In fact it was our best year ever for positive results for the authors. Here is a list of the results each book got. Mom Please Help [read more...]
Is the bookshop dead? This was a major discussion point at the latest London book fair April 2011. There are a number of top CEO's from companies like Penguin, Harper Collins and others, who are certainly very worried about the whole situation. Penguin Group CEO John Makinson was quoted as saying: "there is certainly a transformation in every area of the publishing chain" a revolution is happening. He continued by saying "Try to understand how the growth in digital is going to track with the inevitable decline of, [read more...]
Why not get your book ready to send to the largest international book fair The Frankfurt Book fair 2013. Become an international author. In the recently released Book Industry Strategy Group, final report to the Government September 2011. It is recommended by the committee P59 that Australian authors should 'include attendance at international book-fairs' as a way of promoting their book to the wider world. Exactly what we have been doing for the last 5 years because it works for many authors. If you have a [read more...]
It is said that fear makes us do the most terrible things. But what if it is all those terrible things we do, that create the fear? The Circle has no end and there are the unfortunate ones that have to enter it, to give the form to our fear, to continue the legacy of The Faceless Man. yet, even worse fate awaits those who mark their existence with acts of unreasonable curelity, and if you are one of those who crossed the line where the logic ends, who breaks without reason, The Faceless Man would feel, The Faceless Man would find and [read more...]
This book is the first in a series, to be released by Pamela Lillian Valemont (nee Smith), the culmination of over 30 years of painstaking and dedicated research. Pamela has made many TV appearances, and has been heard on talk back radio over four states of Australia, dating from 1984. In this book, she talks about the Numbers 1, 2 and 3, as they are expressed through the Holy Trinity, and how they manifest in your life. She has illustrated the book, with original pages of art, in full colour, using the medium of [read more...]
Kate Wilks is a swimmer, a teacher and a writer, but she has never been a mother. She believes she has a good and satisfying life until a chance encounter with her ex-husband and his daughter. Swimming is a lyrical story of one woman’s journey. A novel about loss and survival, friendship and love, creativity and fulfilment, it will resonate with anyone whose life hasn’t turned out as planned. Set in the western suburbs of Melbourne and on the surf beaches south-west Victoria (Australia), Swimming is a novel that [read more...]
Permission to Dance…One Step at a Time is more than a book. It is a comprehensible course that simplifies the multitude of abstract ideas we read about creating the love and the life we most desire. Gayla’s playful and shamelessly open approach leaves generous room for her readers to open up to the kind of radical self honesty she says is necessary in order to achieve true happiness. Permission shows us how to apply easy, pleasurable and very practical activities in our day to day lives that inevitably lead us to our [read more...]
Lillian Rovena Smith (nee Humphreys), 1919 - 2008, who lived through the Great Depression and World War II. Humorous, brilliant, sometimes sad, showing the distress and frustration of the unliberated female of her era. Poems about her beautiful, red-soil, lush, sugarcane producing, country hometown of Childers, in central Queensland, Australia, which she loved, and her family of ten siblings, six children, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren
Poems of a baby boomer, an Australian woman born post-war, in 1947, who grew up in the 60’s, the Beatles era, and lived through the political turmoil of the Vietnam War, the rise of the alternative society, the abolition of Apartheid, and the granting of land rights to Australian aborigines. Poems reflecting Australian life, up to and including the present day. Her latest poem, Children of a Waterborne Holocaust, is about the children swept away and drowned during the recent historic flood in Queensland.