The War Is Over | Eoin Purcell: Why Traditional Publishers Should Surrender To Self Publishing

I’ve pretty much kept my head and opinions out of the roaring debate on Hugh Howey’s Author Earnings reports published on his website over the past couple of weeks, and the ensuing, spewing and almost never-ending posts from all sides. I like debate, even when it gets heated, but much of what I have read is nothing […]

One Stop Self-Publishing Conference 2010 – Review (Part One)

The first One Stop Self-Publishing Conference was held in Ireland last Saturday at the beautiful Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel, perched on Killiney Hill and overlooking the east coastline of County Dublin. Billed as ‘Everything you need to know to get your book into print professionally – in one day’, this was always going to be an […]

One Stop Self-Publishing Conference 2010 – Review to Come

Great day at the One Stop Self-Publishing Conference in Dublin. The highlights for me: AJ Healy‘s journey through self-publishing, Benji Bennett‘s deeply personal experience, and the wonderful, bubbly and positive Catherine Ryan Howard’s experience of social media and using CreateSpace to publish her book on working in Disney, Florida . Full review of event to […]

John Boyne Hosts Information Day on Publishing at IRC

Award winning Irish novelist John Boyne, author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, will join a group of assembled speakers from the Irish publishing community for an information day on publishing. Boyne will host the event in conjunction with the Irish Writers’ Centre in Dublin this Saturday, March 20th. He is the full press release from […]