We are very excited to have helped Horsemanship Clinician Tanja Kraus bring her lovely childrens book Joanie, not just a pony to reality! Joanie offers children a chance to see that everybody has their own unique qualities and contribution to make to the world. With beautiful illustrations on every page by Deborah Hatley, Joanie will enchant little ones with the world of horsemanship. Yesterday we … Continue reading Inspiring childrens book about to go to press
Blurb offer great full-colour quality books, but they can be quite expensive when you have 50+ pages! If you are a self-published author or an independent publisher, make use of their regular discount codes to keep your costs down. They currently have a 35% discount code running until end of July 19 so if you already have a book with Blurb and would like to … Continue reading Blurb books 35% sale on!
Our preferred Print on Demand/Distribution option is Lightning Source/Ingram Spark, but sometimes you have an unusual book that won’t fit the standard print sizes they offer, or you need the luxury of full-colour pages on premium paper. This is when we recommend Blurb! They currently have a 40% special on until end of July 6 (US time) so if you already have a book with … Continue reading Blurb books 40% sale on!
The latest book brought to print using our services is This Life by Mid North Coast writer Edith Polski. Edith Polski’s This Life is the story of her search for meaning, told with refreshing directness and honesty. Spiritually adrift in post-war Germany, Edith strikes out for the New World before eventually settling on Australia’s East Coast. Along the way she survives marriage, a child and … Continue reading This Life by Edith Polski out now
You know your website needs a makeover when: Your site looks like this: To make a change to your site, you have to edit some strange computer code in 5 different places, pat your head and rub your tummy at the same time – or pay someone an arm and a leg to do it for you: Your site complains and misbehaves when people look … Continue reading You know your website needs a makeover when
There are many organisations offering POD print runs, following are two popular options for an individual author. They both offer free setup (i.e. you only pay for books as you order) and a free ISBN and barcode. This is ideal for someone only publishing one book at a time (obtaining your own ISBN starts at $97 and is really only necessary if you are planning … Continue reading Choosing a POD printer
We were very excited to help self-publishing author Christine Osborne re-publish her sold-out book Travels with My Hat. Having spent years writing the book and having it beautifully designed and printed, Christine had a re-order from her distributor, and not enough copies left to fulfil the order! In order to give herself an unlimited supply of stock, we set Christine up as a self publisher … Continue reading Travels with My Hat now Print-on-Demand
Introducing our first book under the Paper Horse imprint, Julia Osborne’s The Midnight Pianist It’s 1960 in an Australian country town – a time well before smartphones and social media. Fourteen-year-old Sandra, a shy but ambitious piano student, is on a journey of discovery. She’s secretly in love with Nick Morgan, but he’s already left school and hardly knows she exists. Everything changes when … Continue reading The Midnight Pianist