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From Self Published to Paperback by Rebecca Reid
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Everyone knows the journey to publication can often be a long and lonely trek. You have slogged away for months, maybe even years, pouring every ounce of yourself into this...

Blurb Launches New Tools & Amazon Distribution

A landmark suite of tools and services to help the UK’s growing number of self-published authors produce and sell their books was unveiled by self-publishing platform Blurb, including distribution on...

How to Make an Audio Book by Hazel Gaynor
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Bringing words to life:  The Girl Who Came Home author Hazel Gaynor talks to actress Alana Kerr, about what it takes to record an audio book… When a tweet popped up...

ESC ZINE Open for Submissions
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Founded in 2011, ESC is published both online and off. The editors enjoy off-kilter fiction, poetry, illustration, typographic design and photography. ESC zine is welcoming your submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and...

Blurb Expands Its Offer for Self Publishers

Blurb, a market leading self-publishing platform for illustrated books, has announced a suite of new tools including offset book printing, short term book warehousing and delivery fulfillment – giving budding...

Getting Rejections? Claire McGowan On What To Fix
Posted by Claire McGowan in , .

So you’ve finished your book. Congratulations! This is a major achievement, and you should be really proud. Finishing a book is more than half the battle. But what if you...

South Circular Issue 9 Out Now & Seeking Submissions for Issue 10
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THE SOUTH CIRCULAR, the short story ejournal, publishes its ninth issue on 20 March 2014. Issue 9 of THE SOUTH CIRCULAR, available to download from www.thesouthcircular.com for just €3.00, features...

Wordlegs Final Call For Submissions
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wordlegs was founded by Elizabeth Reapy and Cathal Sherlock in early 2010. It was set up to provide a platform to showcase young and emerging Irish writing talent and also...

Tramp Press Seeking Brilliant New Fiction

Setting up a new publishing company, for fiction titles at that, could be viewed as a curious endeavour given the current challenges facing bookshops, wholesalers and publishers. But for Lisa...

gorse: New Irish Print Journal

gorse is new a twice-yearly print journal edited by Susan Tomaselli and David Gavan, featuring longform narrative essays, original fiction and interviews. Issue one was published in Dublin on 28th...