Are you ready to embark on your author journey

Different people have different reasons for becoming authors. For some, it is a chance to tell their story and leave a legacy. For others, it is an opportunity to define themselves in the marketplace and to be seen as the go-to person in their field. But those who...

Remembering Tony Buzan

The first anniversary of the death of Tony Buzan April 13, 2020  Today, Easter Monday, a day of rebirth, when, the world is more or less united in lockdown, sees the first anniversary of the tragic, sudden and premature death of Tony Buzan.   Tony’s dream was to...

This too shall pass. So what happens next?

This too shall pass. So, what happens next? I’ve never been one to worry if the glass is half full or half empty. I’ve been more concerned as to who has the bottle! Right now, despite all of the sad and unprecedented things that are happening, this is the moment when...

Survival Guide for Authors

A strategy for survival for speakers and authors Truth is always stranger than fiction. If a screen-writer were to have put today’s events into a film script, it would have been rejected for being too far-fetched.  In the same way that Monty Python’s Spanish...

London Book Fair cancellation -problem or opportunity?

London Book Fair Cancelled The London Book Fair is the largest and most important book trade event of the year with thousands of publishers and industry experts and suppliers travelling from every country to take part. It is where publishers promote their new titles...

Will you become a published author in 2020?

What difference will it make becoming an author in 2020? By Chris Day – co-founder of Authoritize   There is no better time to become a properly published author than right now. It is not just the start of a new year, but also of a new decade. The perfect time...

How to Market your book

Filament Publishing is proud to support and sponsor the AuthorCraft Academy – a new service to help authors to market and sell their books. The Academy will be launched on Tuesday 24th of September in the Institute of Directors, 116 Pall Mall. Reserve you place...

Filament welcomes our new Illustrator in residence

For many years, illustrator and freelance cartoonist Anne-Marie Sonneveld has been helping our authors create beautiful children’s books through her company AMS Illustration. Now we are delighted to bring her into the Filament Team as our illustrator in...