How to Become a Successful Author

34 Steps to Self-Publishing and Marketing Profits By Dr Irina Webster and William Webster When you discover our unique steps that we reveal to you in this book, you too can become a famous author writing and publishing your own book. You can earn thousands, even 10s of thousands of dollars for the rest of your life by following the steps in our book. Hi, everyone Dr Irina Webster and William Webster here, the founders of the Australian Self-Publishing Group. We don't claim to be "know-it-alls." but the one thing WE [read more...]

Ian Jolly

Writing this novel has given me a special freedom from the normal things we do on a day to day basis. Apart from the obvious tedium of typing, it is relaxing to allow my thoughts and ideas to roam about, doing whatever they like, not bound by the rigid walls of the business world. There are times at night after writing, I dream the scenes and the live the adventure. I have enjoyed the journey of writing the original draft and constantly learning as I went through the editing and rewriting process. The most rewarding aspect of the [read more...]

Ysabelle Moriarty

Ysabelle Moriarty is a serial traveler, poet and fiction writer from Sydney who's currently juggling writing with a science degree at the University of Canberra. Relatively new to writing for an audience other than her imaginary friends, "A Poet's Life for Me" is her first book, encompassing poems written from ages 16 - 21.

A Poet’s Life for Me

Nightclubs, faery queens, imaginary friends and madness, delve into the slightly unhinged musings of Ysabelle Moriarty. Join the journey of a wandering mind, transversing rainy days, rivers of wine and the kind of clarity one only finds on the road. 'A Poet's Life for Me' reflects a life scribbled on the backs of pub coasters and plane tickets. "Why do we love, what never was? What never can be? Amidst the thrill of creation, we're truly free."

Finish the Game

Unaware of the consequences Marcus and Rosie click “YES” to play their fathers interactive computer game. Chaos prevails as gale force winds swirl viciously around the room sucking the children into the game. They learn the only way home is to fulfil their destiny. Armed with shields and weapons, they begin their perilous journey to the City of Light. Deadly encounters with the dark army along the way prepare them for the battle ahead. Lord Theda, the Lord of the Dark Kingdom, an evil and ruthless warlord, stands in their [read more...]

How to Market and Promote Your Book.

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 or phone 0262912904 and get them to come to your writers group.     

Results from the London book fair 2011

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?

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...]

Bedtime Story

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...]