7 Things to Make your Book Launch a Fantastic Success

I love signed books and where better to get one than a book launch when the author can sign it personally for you.  But if you are an author then there is far more to a book launch than just signing your book. You need to consider the when, where and how of your launch. Now I have been to some great book launches recently and each of them has been different. Read more

Inspiration from Winnie the Pooh

“What day is it?” asked Pooh.

“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.

“My favourite day,” said Pooh.”

A.A. Milne, the creator of Winnie the Pooh, was born this day in 1882.  Although he wrote a number of other novels and non-fiction, it is his stories about that little bear that have been a lasting legacy.

A book, whether it is fiction or non-fiction, is a wonderful legacy and is one that so many people dream of having. It doesn’t have to sell loads of copies or make you Read more

What is an Advanced Information Sheet and how do you create one?

I have been asked questions about an Advanced Information Sheet by a number of my authors recently so I thought the best way to answer it would be to actually create one using information from one of Goldcrest Books’ most recent publications. So, my thanks to Hester Durkan whose book Get off that Phone is featured here in this blog post.

Use your roots to promote your novel

Have you written a novel based near your home town?

Top 5 myths why you don’t write a business book

Have you ever dreamed of writing a book but not got any further than dreaming? Then you are in good company, over 80% of Americans and probably a similar percentage in the UK would like to write a book.