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September News at SilverWood Books

Published: 7 Oct 2021  - updated: 14 Oct 2021


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This month in SilverWood's Book Writing Club

Write a Book to Share Your Stories

Have you thought about sharing your life experiences in a book? Whether you want to write your story as a memoir or turn your experiences into a self-help book, our SilverWood Book Writing Club masterclass will help you get started and stay on track to get it finished. Join the masterclass here.


New Articles

Ingram POD Print Price Change 2021

Ingram Books have scheduled a change to their Print On Demand (POD) book printing prices. New prices will come into effect during October. The increase is approximately 3% for the UK and AU markets, and 6% for US markets. They have explained that is the direct result of an increase in paper and manufacturing costs within the print industry as a whole. We hope SilverWood authors will recognise that this situation is not of our making, and that we are not able to control third party pricing decisions. Read the full article here.

Win a Reader's Report in November

To celebrate National Novel Writing Month #NaNoWriMo2021, we’re giving away a free Reader’s Report. The Report will cover the first 50 pages of your book, reviewing the writing style and pace, grammar and spelling, commercial appeal and readiness for publication.

You can win the Report (worth £87 + VAT) by signing up to our mailing list here. To double your chances of winning, go to Twitter and comment on our tweets here!

Entries close on 15th November 2021.


In Author News

Following publication this month, Edventures of a Seven Year Old by Sonia Gregg made it to number 4 in the top 20 bestselling books on Hive!

Nadia Ragozhina's book Worlds Apart: The Journeys of my Jewish Family in Twentieth-Century Europe was reviewed in the SCRSS Digest (Society for Cooperation in Russian and Soviet Studies), Autumn 2021 edition. Read the full publication here.

Author of Walking Europe's Edge, Stephen Powell featured in the Portugal Resident talking about his writing journey.

Fiona Boyd will be discussing her book Sir Walter Scott and the Magical Well at the Borders Book Festival on Sunday 7th November at 10.30am. Find out more and get your tickets here!


Hot Off the Press


3rd Sept - Thomas Angel and the Clach Na Cait by V.S. Minou. Two ancient warrior clans. One prophecy. And a tenderpawed kitten.

6th Sept - Edventures of a Seven Year Old by Sonia Gregg. The charming adventures of a creative seven year old, with illustrations by the author's uncle.

7th Sept - The Purple Butterfly by David Abim Olubajo. It is a festive day and everyone is having a great time. But Mimi is sad and lonely. Why? And what would help her feel much better?

10th Sept - Every Last Puffin by Ed Hancox. This book is a journey to find the last strongholds of the most enigmatic birds in the United Kingdom. Every last puffin. 

15th Sept - My Great Giraffe by Brook Tate. When Pen finds a rather unexpected visitor in her garden, it doesn’t take long for her new long-necked friend to draw the attention of the town.

16th Sept - Juno and the Lady by Gavin Kemp. Alone, scared and without friends, Juno feels an unknown power growing inside her.

17th Sept - Roni la rana by Nicola Maguire. Follow Roni the Splendid Leaf Frog and learn Spanish!

23rd Sept - Walking Europe’s Edge by Stephen Powell. From autumn 2018 to spring 2019, British journalist Stephen Powell travelled the length of Portugal, following a zigzag path of nearly 1,500 kilometres on foot.


Coming Soon...

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

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