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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 2014-06-23
The CN team have had the pleasure of knowing Julia Kingsford since before her days as CEO of World Book Night, and were so excited to hear about her “new kind of literary agency”: Kingsford Campbell Literary & Marketing Agents. This week, we caught up with her to get the lowdown on the ‘marketing’ part of the agency, what kind of writing she is looking for and her views on self-publishing.
published on 2014-06-20
Many writers will be procrastinating by keeping up with the latest news from this year's World Cup. Here is a whimsical look at what life lessons they might pick up along the way.
published on 2014-06-19
CompletelyNovel co-founder Anna Lewis had a busy week championing publishing tech at Buckingham Palace and at an industry Hack weekend last week. Here, she tells us more about what was involved and what she learned.
published on 2014-06-09
We received several great entries for our MayMadness book design competition. We decided to show a few of them here, along with announcing the winner of the competition!
published on 2014-05-30
A month ago today, CompletelyNovel teamed up with Literally PR and curated the first ever One Big Book Launch, that saw an eclectic mix of ten books launched to great success! One month on, we catch up with some of the authors involved and hear what they have to say about the One Big Book Launch.
published on 2014-05-29
Read or write Romance? We’ve come across a great opportunity for independent writers to rub shoulders with romantic giants at the very first Romance Festival, 2014. What’s more, it’s a great chance for readers to discover a new read, and chat to other readers and writers.
published on 2014-05-27
One lucky CompletelyNovel author is going to win a free book cover design! Read details of the competition, and how to enter, inside.
published on 2014-05-22
To celebrate the upcoming Literary Conference in June, we asked the event organisers, The Literary Consultancy, 5 questions to find out who they are, and what they do. The Literary Consultancy is one of six presenters of our Get Your Book Fit course, and are people we know and trust.
published on 2014-05-21
We decided to talk about exactly what is metadata, in reference to books, and how authors can make the most out of it.
published on 2014-05-19
We're offering 5% off the cost of printing when an author orders 50 or more copies of their book. This great chance to resupply lasts until 31st May.