Self-Publish Your Way to Success

There are many compelling reasons to self-publish rather than go through a traditional publisher.  Here are nine! 1. You can enjoy the benefits of ‘published author’ status sooner rather than later Being a publisher author rather than simply a writer with an unpublished manuscript can mean career acceleration, prestige, wealth and opportunities beyond your wildest …

The Real Gains of Literary Competitions

Any talk about literary prizes invariably leads to a discussion about money. US$10,000 is given for the Pulitzer Prize, £30,000 for the Orange, and Booker Prize winners are almost always asked what they will do with the money even before they take home the £50,000 cheque. However while a monetary reward is sufficient motivation for …