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Have a browse of our news articles about the latest developments in the book publishing industry, handy hints on publishing your own book and updates from the CompletelyNovel team.
published on 2009-06-04
Children’s author Natasha Narayan, gets interviewed by twins Anna and George. Natasha talks about her experiences as a writer, how she got published and why she writes for children. She also talks about her most recent book The Mummy Snatcher of Memphis, which is published by “Quercus”: and is the first in her ‘Kit Salter’ series.
published on 2009-06-05
Want an ISBN number for your book on CompletelyNovel. Now you can by finding your book and clicking ‘manage’. You will see some new options including adding an ISBN number. CompletelyNovel will help you register your book with the ISBN agency and add a barcode to your cover!
published on 2009-05-29
We have a limited number of exclusive review copies of Philippa Gregory’s new book The White Queen. It’s not out until 18th August but thanks to Simon & Schuster UK we have some copies to give out to CompletelyNovel members! We’d like those who receive a copy of the book to read the book in advance and then contribute to live discussions when the book is launched. Read on to find out how to enter.
published on 2009-05-27
Heidi Polk explores Self Made Hero, a London-based publishing firm that specializes in graphic novel adaptations of classic literary works.
published on 2009-05-27
The Richard & Judy show will come to an end on 3rd July, leaving a number of people in the publishing industry anxious to find out what might take its place. Whether the rest of the show is your cup of tea or not, there’s no denying that the ‘R & J Book Club’ has done wonders for alerting readers to books they might not otherwise come across on the bestseller lists. So… what’s following in their wake? Amy Feldman considers.
published on 2009-05-13
Anna and George from CompletelyNovel.com take a trip to the Orange Prize Readers’ Day in Birmingham to see a host of fabulous female writers talking about their books with over 500 readers from the West Midlands. The event was put on by the Birmingham Book Festival, the Reading Agency and the West Midlands Readers’ Network and the discussions were chaired by Kate Mosse , the honorary director of the Orange Prize for Fiction.
published on 2009-04-24
CompletelyNovel caught up with David Manners, whose book, In the Shadow of Crows is being launched by Reportage Press on 28th April at Daunt Books…and CompletelyNovel members are invited! David gives us an insight into his journey from day-dreaming about seeing his name on the shelves of WH Smith’s, to writing his book and getting it published.