The answers to January’s Mind Boggling Quiz are available at http://peatmore.com/quizans.htm. Congratulations to the winners. Copies of the Peatmore Press paperback novel, “Gifford’s Games” are on the way to them.
Readers will enjoy the author’s sparkling wit and anyone buying this book will be in for a real treat. He has a real insight about what makes his characters tick.
Christmas Lights and other stories by Douglas O’shea is available for Amazon Kindle at http://www.amazon.co.uk/Christmas-Lights-Other-Stories-ebook/dp/B00APOQLYU/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top
For the first time since its inception in 2005, self-publishers will exhibit their work at the Karachi International Book Fair, which is set to kick off from today. http://tribune.com.pk/story/475205/self-publishers-will-rub-shoulders-with-bigwigs-at-the-karachi-international-book-fair
In this age of austerity mainstream publishers are reluctant to take on untried talent and are jettisoning authors who do not sell. Therefore it is not surprising that writers are now publishing themselves in the same way that musicians have parted company with recording companies and are producing their own music.
Self publishers have become noticed as there are fewer big named authors out there creating books. It is true that there are many bad self published scribblers but it will be the book market not the publisher which will now choose who will be a success and who will fail.