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Have a browse of our news articles about the latest developments in the book publishing industry, handy hints on publishing your own book and updates from the CompletelyNovel team.
published on 2014-03-26
Francine Toon, Assistant Editor at Hodder & Stoughton and Sceptre, steps in to give some valuable advice for any writer wishing to make their novel the best it can be.
published on 2014-04-23
Freelance editor and tutor Michelle Asantewa has popped over to the CompletelyNovel wesbite to tell us about life writing, and some of the key ingredients to writing and editing autobiography, biography and memoir.
published on 2014-03-18
CompletelyNovel has teamed up with Literally PR and an incredible list of sponsors to produce the One Big Book Launch event on 30th April 2014. The event will see 10 authors brought together to celebrate the publication of their books at a highly promoted launch party with friends, family, members of the press, publishing professionals and readers.
published on 2014-02-27
So, you’ve just signed up to CompletelyNovel and are eager to get your teeth stuck in – now what? As February is our focus on making the most out of your CN account, we thought we’d give you a tour around CompletelyNovel by letting you know how we got our name. Enjoy!
published on 2014-02-19
CompletelyNovel are proud to announce a groundbreaking new collaboration with Greene & Heaton literary agency that will help self-published writers submit their work and be considered for representation by leading agents.
published on 2014-02-12
Thanks to everyone who took the time to participate in our recent survey. Here’s the lowdown of what authors think of CompletelyNovel, and what we’re looking to do in the next year.
published on 2014-02-11
We love to hear CN author success stories, so we donate a lot of time to making sure you get the best opportunities possible for your book. Our advice focus for this month is how you can make the best from your CompletelyNovel account, and to kick it off we have top tips on how you can keep improving your writing and your book.
published on 2013-12-30
We’re kicking off 2014 by focusing our advice on Identifying Your Audience. When marketing your book, it’s essential to be clear about who your readers are and how you might go about targeting them. Joanna Penn is teaming up with fellow bestselling author Polly Courtney this February to offer a useful day-course on book marketing for self-published authors. As a taster, we asked Joanna to give her tips on identifying and targeting your readers when marketing your book. Happy New Year!
published on 2013-12-02
To kick-start December’s Social Media month, we asked author and social media trainer Jon Reed to give us his top five social media tools, and give his expert advice on how authors can effectively utilise them. Jon worked in academic publishing for 10 years and his blog, Publishing Talk, has the largest publishing community on Twitter. Enjoy!