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

Penning Pompey

Local novelist William Sutton reports on some exciting developments in Portsmouth’s small but perfectly formed literary scene. Portsmouth Writers’ Hub is about to appoint a new coordinator. (Hmm: doesn’t sound that sexy. Consider a rewrite? Let’s try again.) “Pompey Penmonkeys are Go.” (Leave for later editing.) When I moved here five years ago, I was Read more