Not many. Especially readers. Well, guess what it's only been around for approx 120 - 150 years at most. Writers used to go out an find a printer who would print copies of their manuscripts, pay them and then the writer would sell their books to the public. Oh, wait! Isn't this what we do … Continue reading Who Knows the History of Traditional Publishing??
If I go back to when I first started writing in 2012 I didn't know squat about publishing, never mind needing lessons in grammar, and the person's voice. Like many others out there I tried traditional publishing. You remember the first publisher of Fifty Shades? It was an Australian Publisher - Yeah I tried them … Continue reading My Journey into Creating a Publishing Company…Part One
The Plaisted surname has an exceptionally interesting history. It isn't a made up name. It certainly doesn't mean playground or arena like many websites suggest. Plaisted was originally Du Plessis - which is a name still used today. There are now over 25 spelling variations of this surname. My husbands branch went to England from … Continue reading Business History – Plaisted Publishing House Logo
The Night of the Moonflower is a book that can be judged by its cover. The glowing, exotic moonflower it features is a tantalising entrée into a diverse world which melds genres in a plot incorporating romance, diplomacy, intrigue, political machinations, revenge and with a mysterious soldier of fortune at its core. It is an … Continue reading ARC Reviews: The Night of the Moonflower by Poppy Mann
I was always an avid reader as a child and began to make up stories of my own and wrote them for my own enjoyment. I also had an interest in fashion and after leaving school, became an apprentice fashion designer in Melbourne going on to design for one of the top Australian fashion houses. … Continue reading Meet the wonderful Poppy Mann