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Filament Re-Booted for 2018

Author update from Filament founder, Chris Day With the start of our new financial year at the start of April, we are putting in place a raft of new facilities to help our authors to be more successful in building a business around their books. Firstly, we now have Mike Goss on our team as Project […]

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Celebrating Filament’s 19th Anniversary

  We probably wouldn’t have noticed this if it wasn’t for Zara noticing that Twitter was reminding us.   Yes, we have been publishing for 19 years!  A big thank you to everyone who has joined us on our journey over that time and to the hundreds of authors whose books we have published. We have had […]

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New Project Manager for Filament

We would like to welcome Mike Goss to his new role as project manager for Filament.  Mike has been a long-standing member of the Filament support team and many of you will have met him at Authorcraft events where he has been looking after our technical logistics. He has also been managing our warehousing and fulfilment services.  […]

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January News

Miriam Payne at local children’s writing competition Miriam Payne, the author of ‘A Greyt Christmas Tail’, helped out at a locals schools writing competition alongside councillors in Aspull, New Spring and Whelley.  The competition encourages children to pick up a pen and let their creativity flow, with the aim to write a story about their […]

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Labels and Demons: One Man’s Battle for Recognition in ‘Aspie and Me’.

Launched at the IoD, London, 24th October 2017, Laurence Mitchell’s book ‘Aspie and Me’ delves into the mind of Hartley, a character who lives with Asperger’s. What’s the book all about? Following Hartley, a character living with Asperger’s Syndrome, readers are shown how he thinks differently to everyone else as a result of having Aspie […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Special Editions

Every author wants their book to stand out and look special. Explore the shelves in any good bookshop and you will see books with embossed covers, foil blocking, words picked out in varnish  (known as ‘spot U.V) and many other print embellishments and finishes.  It is natural for authors to want to do the same. […]

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Filament News December

What Have our Authors Been up to?   Miriam Payne’s book ‘A Greyt Christmas Tail’ became the 19th best selling Christmas children’s book on Amazon. Miriam and her dogs, Ramsey and Blue, were on Dog Vegas in Las Vegas, interviewed by Casey Smith on Saturday 25th November.     Tony Weekes was featured in CUB […]

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