Duncan Potter

Self-Publishing And How It Can Work For You

Just recently there was a Moneybox feature on BBC Radio 4 about self-publishing and the one thing that concerned us was the number of people who are being misled by what many are calling "hybrid publishers". There appears to be companies within the UK who are falsely promising authors success and taking their money to produce and publish their book. Often it seems they are also taking the rights away from the authors, introducing contracts and then, if the book does not sell, the author is left high and dry with nothing. At Riverside Publishing Solutions, we have often referred...

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Riverside Publishing Solutions and the COVID-19 Crisis

We would like to take this opportunity to explain how Riverside Publishing Solutions has adapted and managed during the COVID-19 Pandemic and how we continue to provide our services to publishers and self-publishing authors. The first disruption this year we encountered was the anticipated cancellation of The London Book Fair. At the time, we had suspected the virus was going to make a big impact within the UK and were hastily preparing how we would cope in such a situation. The London Book Fair is a great opportunity to meet with existing and potential new clients and we had a...

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How to self-publish your book with Riverside Publishing Solutions

There are many reasons why you may wish to self-publish your book as opposed to the method of selling via a publisher. You may have written it for a very niche market, perhaps you are the one person who can sell and promote your book the best way. You may also wish to obtain more profits from selling your book and want to retain the copyright. Another advantage is you do not have to wait for literary agents or publishers to start working on your title. Riverside Publishing Solutions produce top quality paperback, hardback and eBooks. We always like to hear of...

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