All of us miss the regular monthly AuthorCraft events that we used to hold in the Institute of Directors. Until such time as we are able to resume them, we will be hosting mo nthly AuthorCraft Zoom events. these will be free of charge. To participate please register on EventBrite and you will be send […]
Author Archive | Chris Day
You are invited to Anne Iarchy’s Book Launch event!
Reserve your FREE place on September 16th Join us to celebrate the book launch of 5 Simple Steps to Releasing the Real You About this Event It’s only 6 months later than planned, but living a healthy lifestyle has never been more important than now. Join us for the official online book launch of 5 […]
What is more important than Social Media to an author?
Asks publisher, Chris Day If this pandemic has taught us nothing else, it has taught us that it is not the problem that is the problem – no matter how big and challenging it might be to us individually. What is more important is how we think about it. Whether we think of it as […]
AuthorCraft is Back!
After an enforced break with lock-down and a ban on events, we are delighted to announce the AuthorCraft is back in business with a new format and with new ways to support authors. Much has happened since the start of the Covid crisis and it could be many months before we gat anywhere near what […]
A Strategy for Survival for Authors and Speakers
When one door closes…. Truth is always stranger than fiction. If a screen-writer were to have put today’s events into a film script, it would have been rejected for being too far-fetched. In the same way that Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition was never expected, no one could have possibly predicted the far-reaching effects that the […]
Are you ready to embark on your journey as an author?
Different people have different reasons for becoming authors. For some, it is a chance to tell their story and leave a legacy. For others, it is an opportunity to define themselves in the marketplace and to be seen as the go-to person in their field. But those who decide to start the process do so […]
AuthorCraft is Locked Down in Croydon
There’s tumbleweed in Croydon Road Where traffic used to be On Purley Way the cars are gone It’s eerie as can be The postman still walks past the house But now no longer calls Our heads are down We dare not speak across our garden walls In Waddon Ponds, my local park, The ducks all […]
This too shall pass. So, what happens next?
by Chris Day I’ve never been one to worry if the glass is half full or half empty. I’ve been more concerned as to who has the bottle! Right now, despite all of the sad and unprecedented things that are happening, this is the moment when you should be using the enforced opportunity of self-isolation, to […]
A strategy for survival for speakers and authors
Truth is always stranger than fiction. If a screen-writer were to have put today’s events into a film script, it would have been rejected for being too far-fetched. In the same way that Monty Python’s Spanish Inquisition was never expected, no one could have possibly predicted the far-reaching effects that the coronavirus is having on […]
London Book Fair Cancelled – disaster or opportunity
The London Book Fair is the largest and most important book trade event of the year with thousands of publishers and industry experts and suppliers travelling from every country to take part. It is where publishers promote their new titles to the book buyers and where international translation rights are bought and sold. My company, […]