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For all Authors and Lovers of Books

BOOKS, Books and books. What is it that make them so fascinating?Whether you are:-a reader,an author,a writer, yet to be publishedor an indie publisherIf you are hooked and come under the term Bibliophile then join me La... More
2019-2-8

Read for Good - the organisation bringing reading fun into schools and hospitals

Ep. 20

An organisation every Children's author and budding Children's author should know doubt.


Ambassador for Read for Good -  Debbie Young, talks with me about the charity, its aims and impression on children.  Their role is to provide books for children in schools and hospitals of all descriptions to encourage the joy of reading.


From Readathon to Storytellers – Read for Good wants to expand children’s reading, helping parents and carers to give example for children and sponsor their reading.


At their website:  www.readforgood.org there is a treasure chest of ideas, musings and inspiration from some of the people who experience Read for Good:  from schools running Readathon, to children in hospital discovering books and storytellers.


Interested in becoming an Children's Author and need some pointers, mentoring and a publishing deal. Give me a call: Ladey Adey 01400 231745 ladey@ladeyadey.com and lets make this dream come true. www.ladeyadey.com

2019-1-31

Choosing a Good Pen Name or Nom de Plume

Ep. 19

What is the mystery around a Pen Name?


Can Authors choose any name they would like?


Interview with Glenn Salter or Author Simon Fairfax, www.simonfairfax.com about how he choose his pen name and what advantage and disadvantage it gives him.


Remember if you are interested in publishing your dream book give Ladey a call - and yes this is my real name - I am a publisher and author who mentors you through each stage as only an author can who has got the T-shirt so knows all the ups and downs of indie-publishing. 01400 231475 or ladey@ladeyadey.com website link is here.

2018-5-18

What's so special about ISBN's

ISBN is International Standard Book Number and it is a unique identifier of books.


Why is this important?


Authors ask: Do I really need an ISBN on my book, can't I just print it?


Ladey answers this question in her unique way and calls on the analogy of having a baby!!


This podcast is a 101 into the necessity of putting the ISBN to register your book.


links promised


Nielsen - the UK provider

Bowker - the USA provider


To recap

·     It registers your book into a published book

·     It can be identified by booksellers and stocked in their shops

·     It can be logged in Libraries

·     It can be sold online.

·     It means you are now a published author.

 

Any questions or help –just let me know.   Pink Parties Press wants to treat authors with as much respect as possible and as Authors as well as publishers to treat our author clients like we want to be treated. 


Keep Writing

2018-5-4

Beta Reading 101 with Founder Paul Kilpatrick

Ep. 15

Fantastic Indepth interview about Beta Reading, Beta Readers and how BetaBooks.co works. Ladey interviews Paul Kilpatrick - Co Founder of Betabooks.co and How Authors Work.com. Paul alongside his business partner Andrew Burleson produce the online service for authors - Beta Books.


This web-base service organises and aids an Author in their writing prior to publishing. Beta readers (assigned by the Author) give comments on the manuscript and the Author uses this tool to produce a higher quality of writing.