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Virtual Reality Bookstore Inkflash Opens Its Doors
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After a year in development, Virtual Reality (VR) books website Inkflash.com has just opened for business. It’s like the love child of Goodreads and WordPress, with an engaging 3D VR...

Crucial Lessons: The Evolution of a Book Cover by Darren Darker
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They say that hindsight is a great thing. But actually it’s not. It’s a cruel heartless beast that mocks me from my past, but that’s probably just me being bitter....

No 1 Kindle Bestseller Gerry McCullough on How It’s Done
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It’s a long time since I first wrote an article for writing.ie, back in 2011. At that time, Belfast Girls had been published for almost a year and had reached...

Speech Giving for Introverts
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I like quiet spaces. And solitude. And anonymity. Perhaps, as you’re reading this piece on writing.ie, you can identify with that. Writers are, generally, a quiet bunch. Watchers rather than...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Great Newsletters
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As well as our writing efforts, be they aspirational, break-out, or established, many of us also have that necessary nine-to-five job that keeps the wolf from huffing and puffing at...

Adventures in Self Publishing: Getting Through A Sales Lull
Posted by Pat Fitzpatrick in .

The big upside to self-publishing is that your book is never off the shelves. It remains available in paperback and E-book format until the internet is nudged aside by the...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Marketing & Publicity
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Catherine Ryan Howard, Author and self-publishing expert, suggests on her blog this week that every writer should get involved in self-publishing, either in their main career or a side-line. There...

The Bookseller – At The Heart of Publishing

The Bookseller has been the leading business magazine for the book industry since 1858, incorporating the even earlier Bent’s Literary Advertiser, established in 1802. It is one of the longest-standing...

6 Questions to Ask Before Publicising Your Book: Colleen Devine Ellis
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Colleen Devine Ellis recently writing for Rights licensing platform IPR License in Publishing Perspectives online magazine outlined these tips  for anyone starting out on the marketing trail. Colleen, a former...

Really Useful Links for Writers: Writing on Writing
Posted by Paul FitzSimons in , .

I know what you’re thinking. You’ve been at this writing game a few years now and you can safely say that it’s been quite rewarding. You’ve made a lot of...