Keep up to speed with the publishing world.
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 2013-11-04
It's a new month and that means we have a brand new theme for you. This month our newsletter and blog will be looking at book launches.
published on 2013-11-05
The Writing Platform conference and fair 2013 allowed writers, both published and unpublished, to hear advice from industry experts at a top London location. CompletelyNovel were invited to take part with a stand, two seminars and a panel event – speaking to authors about all aspects of publishing.
published on 2013-11-05
Research shows that email marketing is still one of the most effective forms of marketing in the digital age. A good newsletter and a strong mailing list are powerful tools for any writer, but how do you get started and what tools should you use? CompletelyNovel’s Anna Lewis and author and journalist Suw Charman-Anderson explain.
published on 2013-11-01
To celebrate NaNoWriMo, CompletelyNovel are offering NaNo participants the chance to get a FREE, printed copy of their book that they can show off, put on their mantle or even use as an editing tool – whatever they wish. It is theirs – it is real – and it is free!
published on 2013-10-29
Share your CompletelyNovel experience with us for the chance to win a Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook!
published on 2013-10-22
We’ve noticed that many CompletelyNovel authors are making use of our low-cost publishing plans and no contract tie-ins to publish their book and show agents that it has a readership. To help, we asked Writers’& Artists’ to give their advice to self-published authors who are on the look-out for an agent or traditional publisher.
published on 2013-10-15
The Writing Platform’s mini-fair and conference for writers is now only weeks away and CompletelyNovel are excited to be a part of this fantastic event for writers. With great speakers, numerous exhibitors, and hands-on seminars for writers, as well an exciting prize draw to win a Kobo and a competition for FREE ENTRY for CompletelyNovel subscribers, this event has everything going for it.
published on 2013-10-14
Last week, The Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) published our top ten tips for an effective blurb, on their self-publishing advice blog. As the article proved so popular, we thought we’d share a few different blurb styles, to help you choose which blurb is right for you.
published on 2013-10-11
We’re pleased to introduce to you the new CompletelyNovel Book Publishing Advice hub. This section of the website is dedicated to getting authors up to speed with the ins and outs of publishing. This is in response to the increasing number of questions from ambitious authors who want to know how they can keep upping their game to reach a wider audience.
published on 2013-10-09
When you decided to write a book, did you find yourself daydreaming about the fun you would have tackling html and ePubs? Probably not. However, creating an eBook can be a straightforward exercise, and some authors are keen to master the process, and take control of this aspect of self publishing.