Acorn Books – An AUK imprint

Traditionally, if an author wanted to publish a paperback, an investment of tens of thousands of pounds would be required to cover typesetting, production, manufacturing, warehousing, transport and distribution of an initial print run. Acorn Books offers a more cost-effective method of seeing your book in print, a service called print on demand. Your book will be listed for sale with major retailers, available to order online (and often in-store), with each copy being manufactured to order. This means that you do not have to pay the traditional publishing costs such as bulk printing and warehousing. All books are printed to the highest specification and it’s unusual to notice a difference between a POD and traditional paperback.

An interview with Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards is a British crime novelist, famous for his Harry Devlin series which take place in Liverpool. Like the character Harry Devlin, Edwards is a solicitor when not writing his mysteries, but you’d be wrong in thinking Edwards is embedded into his character, “in the first book, his estranged wife Liz is murdered; I wasn’t even married at that time, so I can’t be accused of wish-fulfilment!” Read the full interview here.