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7 tips for great book covers

31 August 2018
As much as we try to rise above it all and not be judgemental, we really do judge books by their covers. With thousands of English-language books published every month,...

Upcoming events

31 August 2018
September BAD: Sydney Crime Writers Festival, (1-2 Sept) Sydney, NSW Indigenous Literacy Day, (5 Sept) nationwide Heroines Festival, (5-8 Sept) Thirroul and district, NSW Write Around the Murray, (5-9 Sept)...

Small Press Network announces staff changes

30 July 2018
The Small Press Network (SPN) has announced the appointment of Tim Coronel as general manager. Coronel, who was previously communications manager for SPN, takes over from Matthia Dempsey, who has...

Helen Scheuerer on ‘Reign of Mist’

30 July 2018
Helen Scheuerer, YA fantasy author and founding editor of Writer’s Edit (an online learning platform for writers), spoke to Australian Self-Publisher about her indie publishing experience. Describe your latest book in under...

FAQ with the ISBN team

30 July 2018
What is double allocation of ISBNs and how can I avoid it? 'Double allocation' is when an ISBN that is already assigned to a title is used again for a...

Upcoming events

30 July 2018
July ALIA/LIANZA joint 2018 Conference, (30 July–2 Aug) Gold Coast, Qld. Indie Publishing Forum, (31 July) Melbourne, Vic. August Indie Publishing Forum, (1 Aug) Brisbane, Qld. Red Dirt Poetry Festival,...

ASA self-publishing workshop

30 July 2018
Australian Society of Authors (ASA) is running a two-day workshop that will cast light on the myths and realities of self-publishing in 2018 and increase your chances of publishing success....

Bookings open for inaugural Indie Publishing Forums

27 July 2018
Bookings are now open for the inaugural Indie Publishing Forums, a series of events aimed at small publishers, self-publishers, aspiring writers, established authors, students of publishing and creative writing, and those...

In the June issue

29 June 2018
We’re halfway through the year, folks! We hope it has been a productive and successful six months for all our readers—but if not, the year is still far from over....

Beau Kondos on ‘The Path of the Lost’

29 June 2018
Describe your latest book in under 50 words. The Path of the Lost is a YA fantasy novel based in the Cosm, a world where creative expression has been outlawed....

Upcoming events

29 June 2018
June Kids and YA Festival, (30 June) Sydney, NSW July Children’s and Young Adult Writers and Illustrators (CYA) Conference, (7 July) Brisbane, QLD Telling Tales in Balingup, (7-8 July) Balingup,...

5 fresh ideas for promoting an indie book

29 June 2018
As an indie author, all book marketing and promotion is entirely your responsibility. The amount of people your book lands in front of comes down to the promotion strategies that you develop....

FAQ with the ISBN team

29 June 2018
How do I buy and apply barcodes for my books? Barcodes are a separate purchase to ISBNs. They are usually purchased individually when your book is ready to go to...

Comic-Con author profile: Marianna Shek

28 June 2018
Describe your latest book in under 50 words. The Stolen Button is a fairytale picture book about a spoilt girl, Mei Ling, who gets lost inside a mirror maze and...

Comic-Con author profile: Felix Long

28 June 2018
Describe your latest book in under 50 words. My latest book is To Conquer Heaven. It follows Jeremy Wang, who has found a clue to the location of the lost...

Comic-Con author profile: Marissa Price

28 June 2018
Describe your latest book in under 50 words. Into the Abyss is Shakespeare meets Outlander. The latest instalment, Scourge of Scotland, is a magical realism novel where worlds collide, based...

Amazon launches Prime in Australia

27 June 2018
Amazon has launched its subscription service Prime on the company’s Australian website, offering users free delivery and subscription access to ebooks, videos and games. The service will include free ‘expedited...

In the May Issue

28 May 2018
The May issue of Australian Self-Publisher includes the top news of the month and offers more self-publishing tips for our readers. As we head towards tax time, author Ellie Marney...

FAQ with the ISBN team

28 May 2018
What is MyIdentifiers.com.au? MyIdentifiers.com.au is a Bowker platform that provides publishers with tools and resources to purchase and assign book identifiers such as ISBNs, SANs, QR codes and others. MyIdentifiers.com.au provides...