One of the options I had when creating both picture book stories was should I have them both made into e book format ? Now as much as I love all my tech stuff, when it comes to children’s books, I guess I’m a bit of a traditionalist. I always think, you cannot beat having… Continue reading Poll. Do you prefer to read a Picture Book to your children from a Paper Book or E Book ?
Yesterday I was asked to confirm the number of copies that I was going to need for the print run. When you are self publishing, you tend to get a certain amount of copies printed ready for when the book is actually launched. This means that I will keep so many and the publishers will… Continue reading On your Marks – Ready for the Print Run
Billy was thrilled to bits, to see his book on one of the bookshelves in a nursery. I obviously take all the characters around to the different classes and settings with me and the kids just love to meet them. But Billy is the lucky one as he gets to see loads of other places,… Continue reading The Story behind the Story.
Here is the front cover and the link that takes you straight to it on amazon. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Billys-Submarine-Adventure-Wendy-Scott/dp/1788032543
It was now the school summer holidays, so I probably wouldn’t hear back from any schools regarding class book readings. So I had to just lookout for other ways of promoting the book. We did have another Summer Fayre taking place locally, so I thought I would book myself a table for that instead. Now… Continue reading It wouldn’t be England without Rain !
I now had to figure out how else I was going to promote the book. I could really do with someone doing a spot of PR work for me. Now I didn’t really need too look far as my daughter had already worked in PR and so therefore knew exactly what to do. She got… Continue reading ‘Gift of the Gab’
Once I had got over the initial excitement of having my very own story book, the next step was obviously going to be to share it as much as possible. Ok I know the publishers were doing some of the marketing for me, e.g. making it available on amazon, plus other shops, but I also… Continue reading Time for Sharing