Self Publishing: Behind the Scenes with Authors Reach

Richard Hardie is one of the founder members of Authors Reach, a co-operative of local authors turned self-publishers. Here’s how it works.    The job of being an author doesn’t stop with the words “The End”. In many ways that’s just the beginning. Publishers tend to spend their marketing budget on promoting books from authors who they know will turn out Read more

Clover or Dover?

Writer and photographer Alexander Sebley is shocked by the depths some advertisers are prepared to sink to. Advertising agencies house some of the most debased people on the planet: deceptive, cynical and toxic. This advert at my local bus stop is posing a question that viewers may be oblivious to at first glance. The ad Read more