Yesterday I stumbled upon the following headline – “Dustbin man builds free library of thrown away books”.  According to the BBC: A dustbin man in Bogota in Colombia, who never studied further than primary school, has gathered a library of more than 20,000 thrown away books.   After a little […]

Dustbin man’s library of thrown away books

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When we started Author Buzz UK one of the topics that we knew we would have to address eventually was that of self-publishing. After trawling through hundreds of articles and adverts aimed at the would-be self-published author, we knew that this was more topic than we could cram into a single article.

Self-Publishing: Everything you need to know – part 1

Sir Terry Pratchett
Sir Terence David John “Terry” Pratchett, OBE (28 April 1948 – 12 March 2015) was an English author of fantasy novels and is best known for his Discworld series of 41 novels. Terry Pratchett, with more than 85 million books sold worldwide in 37 languages, was the UK’s best-selling author […]

Honouring Sir Terry Pratchett

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Only 11.5% of Authors earn their income through writing alone. It is not easy to be a professional writer. With the pay gap in author earnings growing between the best sellers and the rest of us, being a professional writer is getting harder all the time. You should not believe everything […]

The shocking truth about author earnings

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One of the questions I get asked a lot is, what is Author Buzz? When people ask me that what they are really asking is why should I use Author Buzz? Today I want to talk about two parts of Author Buzz that I feel have the potential to make […]

Why should I use Author Buzz UK?

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There is a principle that states that if you have not documented something then it might as well not exist. We have taken that to heart and have started work on what we hope will be a definitive guide to using Author Buzz. When you are busy creating new features and […]

The Grand Tour

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Attention authors, writers, and people who love books. Do you like to get in early and have a go with things before everyone else? Do you want to play with all the shiny new toys? Do you want to get in before the rush? In short, are you amazing? The answer […]

Become a beta tester

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One of the partners in this project is a charity from Thanet Kent called Thanet Creative Writers. It was in a group discussion at one of their regular “Tea and Chat” events that the idea for this site first came up. Thanet Creative Writers (often abbreviated to TCW) exists to […]

Introducing Thanet Creative Writers

Author Buzz UK is a new website for authors, writers, and readers. The vision for Author Buzz The vision for the Author Buzz project is to support UK based authors in reaching audiences; to help readers connect with their favourite British writers, and to encourage writers that want to be […]

Introduction to Author Buzz UK