Super-charged writing advice. My favourite book on writing.
David Reiter from Interactive Publications gives advice on publishing in a post COVID environment
Author, Cate Sawyer, on Pelican't and Pelican.
Social Media Hacks From Over 10 Years of Experience as a Digital Marketer Story and interview by Author and Podcaster David Bobis. Reprinted here with permission. As well as being the author of the newly released book (under a pen name), Everyday A**holes, I am an ex-Head of Digital Marketing for Studio Culture – a leading digital marketing […]
Hawkeye's on the look-out for topical non-fiction... insider tip.
Catching waves and capturing history. This pocket-sized book is oversized in Australian surf culture history.
Editing to word count for short story competitions...
A journey from domestic abuse to one of self-love and healing. Now Allison Rose Clark shares her wisdom.
Life-changing news for new novelist.
And the last four standing are ...
Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Competition Long-List Announcement 2020
Carolyn Martinez reviews Magdalena Ball's Black Cow.
There's something about trauma ... our depths can surprise us. L. E. Daniels' on what inspired Serpent's Wake.
Is book publicity harder than writing a book? Find out with blogger Clancy Tucker.
$4,500 prize to the winner PLUS all entrants receive feedback on their manuscript.
High profile judges support debut prize.
Brush out the manuscript. $4,500 prize up for grabs!
Teacher Librarian recommends Discombobulated for children to develop a love of words.
The debut author/reader event, Wild Readings Northside, at Toasted Cafe Everton Park to be repeated.
A multicultural perspective of the experiences of female civilians during World War 2.
An Archangel's Gift by Edward Spellman - A highly recommended read for those exploring the meaning of life. Five stars …
A Mother's Day Gift Like No Other... Oh please buy The Divine Bodyguard for your Mum or Wife for Mother’s Day, and please let me be there to see their faces as they open it, and then as they read it!
The international best-selling author of short crime reads, The Jack Creed Mystery series, C. T. Mitchell brings his star power to the judging panel of Hawkeye Books' inaugural short story writing competition.
Money is tight when it comes to book publicity, with books being a low margin return. Why should self-published children’s authors hire a publicist?
Carolyn Martinez is passionate about protecting the integrity of the book industry and producing quality works that leave a footprint.
Long live our local libraries! Bookstores, magazines and newspapers disappearing, but self-publishing on the rise.
Illustrator Adriana Avellis has partnered with Children’s Book Author Cate Sawyer to release Places to Poop, It’s Raining Shoes, The Umbilical Family, and Discombobulated.
Readers yearn for the quirky turn of phrase, the off-beat observation - they yearn for you.
Implementing these author publicity tips will direct your efforts into methods with the best chance of achieving results.
Patricia Leslie is an Australian author with a passion for combining history, fantasy, and action into stories that nudge at the boundaries of reality.
K M Steele is an Australian author who loves a good plot and a great sentence. She recently published her debut novel, Return to Tamarlin. It started out as a diarised account of fictional family events experienced by two sisters, because she was fascinated by the way siblings can remember the same events so differently.
From Taoist immortals to distant galaxies, Author Kylie Chan writes Fantasy based on Chinese mythology. She’s had 10 novels published by Harper-Collins, and 3 novellas self-published.
‘All children, except one, grow up.’ That’s the opening line in J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan, and that’s the brilliance of fantasy writers – they grab our attention, drawing us into scenes that examine life through a different lens, under different rules.
Make sure you have your work professionally edited and get the best book cover you can. Take a look at what other publishers are doing and emulate your cover design to be “on trend” – you can always change it in later years if tastes change.
Compulsive Reader has more than 10,000 subscribers, and over 1 million book loving visitors each year. It consistently ranks in the Top 20 Google and Yahoo searches for book reviews. The driving force behind Compulsive Reader is Maggie Ball