Self-Publishing Blog

Featured Author: Bongeka Mhlongo

Featured Author: Bongeka Mhlongo

After meeting Bongeka Mhlongo virtually for the first time, her colourful & bubbly personality were obvious. It came as no shock then that her manuscript mirrored her personality. Full of quirky humour and colourful...

Featured Author: Marios Michaelides

Featured Author: Marios Michaelides

My initial publishing chat (where I outline the publishing process including the associated costs to produce a professional book) with first-time author Marios Michaelides had just just come to an end. Marios...

Featured Author: Deanne Warman

Featured Author: Deanne Warman

Exactly how local author Deanne Warman found the time during her busy teaching career to release her children's book is beyond me. Titled Koi Kingdom: The Colours of Courage, this delightful read wraps important life...

Featured Author: Christopher S Devonport

Featured Author: Christopher S Devonport

Our next author, Chris Devonport, is a Johannesburg-based writer who has been hard at work releasing his debut novel titled "Spire of the Fifth Sun". This is the first part of a multi-book series and after starting to...

Featured Author:  Sid Brettell

Featured Author:  Sid Brettell

In our very first author showcase slot we take a look at an author from my old hometown – Durban! Expat author Sidney Brettell has recently published his 2nd title: Keeping the City Safe as a member of the...

5 Reasons to Write Under a Pseudonym

5 Reasons to Write Under a Pseudonym

Writing under a pseudonym (pen name) or a nom de plume as the French like to call it, is as old as time itself. Disguising your true self may come with some good reasons. You may choose to write under a pseudonym simply...