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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

Posted in 2016, Book Marketing Tagged with:

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

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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

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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

Posted in 2014, Book Marketing Tagged with: ,

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

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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

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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

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