Tuesday, 4 June 2013

I've got a book deal!


I have some exciting news to share, as you may have guessed from this post title I have a book deal!  You may have spotted the craft business guides I’ve been writing for the site and various magazines over the last few years.   I'm also an affiliate member of the CHA (Craft & Hobby Association) UK and write regular business guides for their site too. 

The book will be a guide to successfully making and marketing a creative business.  From selling online to craft fairs, social media to working with magazines, accounts to legal regulations it will all be in there. The book will be published by well known craft publishers Search Press, it’ll be on sale end of next year. 
A recent business guide in the current issue of Craft Focus
I’ve decided to blog about my experience of the whole book writing process on here, with guest posts from the publishers so you can see it from both sides of the process.  There's a tab on the top right of this blog where I will link all the book writing posts together so you can easily find them.

I know there are several other budding authors out there so I thought you may like to know what goes on behind the scenes and what the process is.  I’ll be writing the first post shortly about the book proposal and signing a deal.   Next week I’m having a planning meeting with Search Press so I’ll take some photos and blog about it once I’m back. 

Hope you all like the book when it finally hits the shelves.

9 comments:

sewforward said...

Congratulations! Looking forward to reading about your adventures in writing/publishing a book.

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Congratulations! it will be interesting to read about the process and I'm having my first selling experience at the PTA fair at my sons school this summer so I'm sure I could use the advice in your book if I want to go further!

{Pink Stitches} said...

Massive congrats!! Thanks for sharing the process with us can't wait to see and read about it all :)

Sewing Directory said...

Thank you everyone for your lovely comments. I'm so excited about it I've already drafted the next blog post about the process. I'll put it live later in the week, don't want to overload you.

Gill said...

Congratulations!
I'm looking forward to hearing more about it!

Bossymamma said...

Congratulations, Fiona. That is brilliant news!

vickymyerscreations said...

Fantastic, looking forward to following your journey and picking up some tips along the way:)

Indigo Blue said...

Congratulations! I shall be very interested in your posts following you on your journey.
Best of luck!

sewmakebelieve said...

Yay! Well done - such great news. ~ Kate

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