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Home to the best Indies for fans of books.

Here you’ll find the hidden gems; the best of the under-rated. Curiously good books that get missed all too often.

FOR READERS:

  • BOOKSTORE – you love books and you love supporting grassroots authors! So do we! With the rise of self-publishing, quality can be a gamble. Books curated on our site are vetted for quality. You’ll be directed to author’s own sales channels to purchase.
  • RECOMMENDATIONS – Rate your favourite Self and Indie published authors and share with friends. Please subscribe to our newsletter and or follow the Hawkeye Books facebook page.
  • NEWSLETTER BLASTS – Short newsletters on books, competitions, offers.
  • HELP AUTHORS EAT – supporting talented authors. Art and culture is the cornerstone of a community. Your support means the world!

FOR AUTHORS:

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  • PUBLIC RELATIONS – interesting written and digital news and social media about you and your books.
  • SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION – our site has SEO specific software and administrators trained in SEO Optimisation. You will notice that more people can find you and your books.
  • VETTED BY HAWKEYE – Your book publicly vouched for as a quality read in the self-published space. You can use this across all your sales channels.
  • QUALITY ASSURED BOOKSTORE – Reader directed to your own sales channels. We don’t take a commission on sales.
  • ANNUAL SYDNEY HAMMOND SHORT STORY MEMORIAL AWARD – 1,000 word limit. Theme connected to topical social issues of the year. 2019 – Stories that celebrate and cultivate togetherness in diversity.
  • ANNUAL HAWKEYE PUBLISHING MANUSCRIPT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM – 40,000 – 80,000 word book. Winner awarded suite of editing, production, digital distribution and marketings services to self publish.
  • EDITING, PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION FOR SELF PUBLISHERS – we help self-published authors spend their money wisely, and produce superior quality books. Books have a low margin of return and many first-time authors pay too much for the wrong thing, and not enough for the right. Free initial production advice over phone, email or WhatsApp.

    SEE HAWKEYE PUBLISHING FOR AUTHOR SERVICES.

FOR MEDIA:

  • Topical releases, features and interviews – ready for print if required.
  • Access to quality imagery.
  • Quick response to queries.