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May Newsletter SilverWood Books

Published: 2 Jun 2021  - updated: 30 Jun 2021

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How to Promote and Publicise your Book

In this month's Book Promotion Masterclass our guest speaker is Publicist and PR Strategist Isabelle Knight. On Thursday 10th June, Isabelle will cover the importance of your author brand story, the power of publicity and practical steps you can take to be more visible.
Find out more and book your ticket on Eventbrite here.

Editing Your Book

This month’s SilverWood Book Writing Club masterclass features guest speaker Rebecca Millar, who will explore how the trick to writing your best book is finding the right editor - not only for your manuscript, but for you as writer. On Thursday 17th June, editor Rebecca Millar will discuss the impact editing will have on your book and why it's an essential step.
See more about the event and confirm your place here. Sign up via the SilverWood site for a discount on a three-month subscription here.

New Articles

Promote Your Book with PR

When you’ve taken the time to write your book, the next step is to put together a marketing strategy to reach potential readers and tell them it’s available to buy. Publicity and PR (public relations) are an important ingredient. Read the full article here.

Is Your Mindset Preventing You From Promoting Your Book?

We realise it’s hard work to write a book. So when you’ve finished it, it might feel like even more hard work to start promoting it. You’ll need to put a plan together and work through the actions. Learn more here.

In Author News

Perthshire writer Pauline Tait has been featured in an article for her local Daily Record. She discusses her backing of libraries including The AK Bell Library, Breadalbane Community Library in Aberfeldy, Auchterarder Library, Blairgowrie Library and Scone Library which are all open again to borrow and return books. Read more here.

Book blog 'Leaf Pages' spoke to author Emily Owen this month, author of The Mechanical Maestro about her writing. Read the full conversation here.

Hot Off the Press

18th May - The reader will not find any dragons, wizards, trolls or ogres in this book, but that doesn’t mean it is not filled to the brim with the most peculiar and unexpected characters. Wonderfully whimsical, The Book of Four Journeys by Veronica del Valle is out now!

26th May - To save the world and himself from chaos, Allōs the Blue must conquer demonic forces. But will he do this in time?
Out now is Madison Stevens' debut novel, the celestial fantasy Allōs the Blue.

Coming Soon...

See what books are coming up for publication in our Coming Soon section...

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