Category: Book Marketing

  • Birmingham Readers Map

    Birmingham Readers Map Local authors Heide Goody and Iain Grant Birmingham Readers Map Local authors, telling stories about places that matter to you Have you ever wondered whether there are books featuring places in your local area? Birmingham Readers Map is a google map that shows you where stories are set, in and around Birmingham. […]

  • How Arthur C. Clarke and a cocker spaniel were responsible for this book and this cake

    How Arthur C. Clarke and a cocker spaniel were responsible for this book and this cake

    It was 1985 or thereabouts. I was ten or maybe eleven, and my school friend Chris Ives gave me a book with a big chunk bitten out of one corner. Why? Well, his family belonged to a mail order book club. I don’t know if those things really exist anymore but, as best as I […]

  • A Hard Day’s Write

    A Hard Day’s Write

    Join Heide Goody and Iain Grant… in a vintage phone box! They have recently been made writers in residence of this spectacular venue, so they are inviting you to join them in a writing marathon. It will coincide with the launch of their latest novel Godsquad which continues their bestselling comic fantasy series. A Hard […]

  • The Birmingham Reader’s Map

    Pigeon Park Press wanted to find a new way to showcase local writing. It’s not very easy to find stories and poems that are set locally, but as readers we always get excited when we find something with a local flavour; something we can relate to because we recognise the setting. This is how the […]

  • Collaborative book selling

    Pigeon Park Press had a table at the Birmingham Independent Book Fair on 12th April. We wanted to explore some of the ways that we might draw people in to look at our books, so we tried to make our table visually attractive and interesting in as many ways as we could. We made some […]

  • Virtual Launch Party

    When we launched Clovenhoof we had a launch party. A real one, in the physical world. It was a lot of fun, and we sold some books and felt like rock stars for the evening. We’ll be doing it again for the new book, Pigeonwings. We love a party and want to share the fun […]

  • Book sales. Our experience of what makes them happen.

    So, when you sell a book, you want to make sales, right? How do you approach that? Do you start with the people you can reach out to immediately and ask them to help you spread the word? Do you try and create a buzz in the local area? Do you try to establish yourselves […]