Love of Books Australia-wide Business Update
Love of Books Australia-wide BUSINESS UPDATE
Due to the high volume of new inquiries we at Love of Books, Brisbane, Gold Coast, South Burnett and Sunshine Coast have decided to commit to some much needed and well overdue restructuring.
What this means for you
The costs will always be affordable and very competitive in the market.
We will still provide Personal Services with the Care Factor.
New and More Efficient Process Management.
New on Staff Professional Proofreaders / Editors.
New Point of Print Provider – For the Best Quality Hard Cover Case Binding Options.
Our In Home / Location Preferred Mobile Service to include several more areas within Queensland.
More Improved Marketing and Promotion Opportunities (Some are provided free of charge to authors taking up our high level services publishing packages).
Love of Books Australia-wide™ is one of the few publishing houses which still operates a fully open submissions policy. We welcome unsolicited work from any and all writers.
We provide FREE advice to authors on the best options available for their valuable time spent manuscript.
Our Manuscript Appraisal Service is recommended to assist authors improve the quality of your work and increase your confidence in the market place.
Publishing Industry News
Main Stream Book Publishers, once seen as the ‘gate-keepers’ of the book world who maintained the standard of what the public read. Now most Main Stream Book Publishers simply refuse to accept them at all.
At the same time any sense of literary ‘standards’ has been comprehensively blown away by the rise of self-publishing, where anyone with a computer, a word-processing program and an internet connection can be a printed author in a matter of weeks.
Naturally, this free-for-all has led to a decline in overall quality, in terms both of the appearance of the books and of the text they contain. Without a concerted marketing strategy, which most self-published authors have neither the expertise nor the resources to generate, these books are more than likely to be lost in the crowd.
Love of Books Australia-wide™ has chosen a middle way between these two methods by giving every writer the chance to have their work evaluated first by way of a professional manuscript appraisal. We operate a two-stage selection process.
This puts the emphasis back on talent, and allows unknown – or forgotten – writers the opportunity to have their books edited and designed at a high standard.
Our marketing department will then assist promote high their books at free or little charge.
We are proud to have offered many first time authors the best possible start on their new career in the writing business. Our open submissions policy means that we can publish a broad range of books from a diverse set of authors.
I. Lewis – Director Love of Books, Brisbane, Gold Coast, South Burnett and Sunshine Coast
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