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  • Extract - A Child Called Happiness

    Extract - A Child Called Happiness

    By Stephan Collishaw Three days after arriving in Zimbabwe, Natalie discovers an abandoned newborn baby on a hill near her uncle’s farm. 115 years earlier, the hill was home to the Mazowe village where Chief Tafara governed at a time of great unrest. Faced with taxation, abductions and loss of their land at the hands of the white settlers, Tafara joined forces with the neighboring villages in what becomes the first of many uprisings.

    Extract - A Child Called Happiness
  • The Legend Long Read - Ten Things that have Changed for Writers in 13 Years

    The Legend Long Read - Ten Things that have Changed for Writers in 13 Years

    By Tom Chalmers

    The Legend Long Read - Ten Things that have Changed for Writers in 13 Years
  • Women, Power and Revolution - The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction

    Women, Power and Revolution - The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction

    Erin Cobby attended a recent discussion with an exceptional panel of women to celebrate The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction

    Women, Power and Revolution - The Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction
  • Tom Chalmers - The Sudden Growth of Audiobooks

    Tom Chalmers - The Sudden Growth of Audiobooks

    When I started in Legend Press 13 years ago the audiobook market was considered stagnant. There was the idea that many people would be happy to listen to books while driving to work, though audio market remained fairly stable but niche and with little growth. Suddenly, and unexpectedly for publishers, the audiobook market has started to fly...

    Tom Chalmers - The Sudden Growth of Audiobooks
  • Five Things to Know Before You Self Publish

    Five Things to Know Before You Self Publish

    No longer the preserve of so-called vanity publishing, self-published books are big business. The most successful self-published author is of course E L James, with global sales of over a hundred million, but there are many others, such as Amanda Hocking (with sales of over a million) and Mark Dawson (whose Beatrix Rose series has just signed a TV deal) who have turned their novels into household names. Making the decision to self-publish puts you in control of every aspect of bringing your work to market, from designing the cover and setting a price point, to having final say over the length and marketing strategy.

    Five Things to Know Before You Self Publish
  • Extract - Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin

    Extract - Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin

    Published by Legend Press on 3rd May, Aftercare Instructions is the story of seventeen year old Gen, who, along with her boyfriend Peter, recently travelled to New York to terminate her pregnancy...

    Extract - Aftercare Instructions by Bonnie Pipkin