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Tuesday September 13, 2016 at 1:11am
Many congratulations to FeedARead author John Nicholl whose book Portraits of the Dead: A gripping serial killer thriller has reached the Top 300 on Amazon!
Tuesday July 12, 2016 at 3:40am
Congratulations to FeedARead author Norma Mackrell on the launch of her book Oxenhope in the Great Wa.r“I just wanted to thank you so much for organising the swift processing and printing of my book. The copies arrived well in time for the launch last Friday, and they looked wonderful. The launch went really well and was attended by the Deputy Lieutenant for West Yorkshire. Everyone praised the quality of the book, and they are hopefully enjoying the contents as well! Many people who have bought....
Tuesday May 3, 2016 at 8:15pm
The winner of the following competition is David Ryan. Many congratulations to David. We will let members know when we launch our next competition.The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 31st July 2016. There is also another separate competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique which you can enter by clicking here How to Enter: Simply read a brief extract from each of the 6 books below and enter your favourite 3 extracts as detailed below. All....
Friday April 29, 2016 at 11:12am
Anthony Horowitz retweets FeedARead author's book review - The Grave Concerns Of Jennifer Lloyd by Ian Kingsley, available now on Amazon and other booksellers.Creative publicity on social media can be a great way to spread the word about your writing.'Reviewing great books like The Grave Concerns Of Jennifer Lloyd by @authorkingsley is a real privilege #bookboost http://ow.ly/10lI3l'The author reports, "I did a Goodreads Giveaway which got 846 signed up plus well over 200 putting it on their 'to....
Wednesday April 27, 2016 at 1:49pm
Royalties statements are now available to view - and payments are being made via paypal to all those over the minimum threshold of £25 or equivalent - payments will be completed by the 26th April 2016. To view your royalty statement, login and click My Earnings on the left menu. Please ensure you have added your Paypal email address by clicking Where to Pay Royalties on the left menu so that payment can be made for due royalties.  Increase your royalties    For all auth....
Saturday April 2, 2016 at 2:15am
The winner of the following competition is Paula Hoskins. Many congratulations to Paula.The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique closing date was 30th June 2016. How to Enter: Simply read a brief extract from each of the 6 books below and enter your favourite 3 extracts as detailed below. All nationalities are welcome to enter. You are also welcome to publish your own book through FeedARead too. It is free to set up and sell your book as a bookstore quality pap....
Wednesday March 16, 2016 at 4:01pm
We are excited to announce that we've introduced some new features for authors on the FeedaRead.com website.Since we started about 5 years ago, paperbacks have been what authors have commonly asked for - and our easy publishing system allowed authors to publish those books online.We've listened to what authors have asked for and now you can create a hardback online too as well as paperback if you wish.The hardback publishing process is slightly different (primarily as hardbacks have a dust jacke....
Monday February 22, 2016 at 11:51pm
Many congratulations to FeedARead author John C Bird.John C Bird's novel, Alby and Me, has been selected as a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Awards.
Thursday February 18, 2016 at 10:42pm
Congratulations to FeedARead Author Paul Delaney on his recent book successes:“Also, a TV producer from Bay TV (Liverpool) has been in touch and wants me to record some book / poetry readings and stuff for a children's TV show - so I'll let you know what happens!! exciting stuff and great exposure - he said around 500,000 people watch the channel!!”
Monday February 8, 2016 at 6:17pm
Congratulations to FeedARead Author DJ Kelly on her sales success!Buckinghamshire Spies & Subversives was 2015's no 5 best seller of the year at Gerrards Cross Book Shop, beating nationwide bestsellers 'The Girl on the Train' and 'Go Set a Watchman'.
Thursday February 4, 2016 at 1:51pm
A lot of the internet's big companies such as Google have been pushing to make the web more secure - and site owners have in the last few months been encouraged to use "strong HTTPS" by default on their entire website - i.e. make the entire website secure and communication encrypted between the server and people browsing the website. This will stop people hijacking your data and give visitors confidence when using websites.What does this mean? Well up to know, normally just payment pages or logi....
Monday November 2, 2015 at 3:20am
On 3rd November 2015 click Competition at the top of the FeedARead homepage for your opportunity to win a Bloomsbury Editor Critique!
Thursday October 22, 2015 at 4:39pm
FeedaRead author Sara Clark, who published her poetry collection "How to Destroy" with the press earlier in 2015, has just launched her debut novel "Summer's Lease". The book, a darkly comic meditation on mortality, loss, and the passage of time, was unveiled to the public at a well-attended event at Hawick Town Hall on October 11th. Hosted by Paul Wheelhouse MSP, the launch saw Sara read extracts from the book and talk about the process of writing it. Uniquely, the launch also saw Sara's husban....
Monday October 19, 2015 at 5:50pm
Paul Delaney is an ex teacher who writes funny and often thought provoking children's performance poetry. He's now building up a new career as a children's poet and a writer and is in demand visiting schools. Paul has also just signed up with the 'Speaking of books' agency based in London, who represent Michael Rosen and Jeremy Strong and Anthony Browne to name but a few.All of Paul's popular books are published in paperback by Feedaread, the Art's council backed publisher. They are also availab....
Thursday October 8, 2015 at 11:09pm
What’s often really interesting re some books is how it can often put people in touch from different walks of life. For example, FeedARead author Peter Stokes book No Ordinary Life - about his father’s revelation on his deathbed that he had been a founding member of the SAS - led to contacts from those who had known his father during the war. More recently, FeedARead author William J Sharpe’s “Massacre and Murder in Le Paradis” – about an SS massacre of Britis....
Thursday August 20, 2015 at 9:48am
If you don’t yet have your book listed on Amazon, or want to relist, we are pleased to give you the opportunity to get your book listed on Amazon for life for a limited time offer of only £29 setup fee - and NO ANNUAL FEE.   This includes a very high royalty for you and low retail price for readers as below.Your book(s) can be listed on the Amazon site(s) usually within 1 to 3 working days thus increasing your potential readership by millions! We are also offering a higher ....
Tuesday July 28, 2015 at 1:24am
Free to Enter Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your novel's opening chapters Competition 3How To Enter: Simply read a brief extract from the two books by clicking on the book titles below and then click the button you will see to view the extracts. Then, email your  favourite book extract from the two books as outlined below. Closing date 30th September 2015 You can also publish your own paperback for free on feedaread.com with high royalties and free publishing options. V....
Tuesday July 14, 2015 at 9:53pm
The winner of the following competition was David Collins. Many congratulations to David and we will be adding further competitions soon.Free to Enter Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your novel's opening chapters How To Enter: Simply read a brief extract from each of the 7 books below by clicking on the View Book links below and then click the button you will see to view the extract. Then, email your three favourite book extracts from the books as outlined below. Closing date ....
Monday July 13, 2015 at 9:49pm
How To Enter: Simply read a brief extract from each book below by clicking on the book title and then click the button you will see to view the extract. Then, email your three favourite book extracts from the books as outlined below.  Closing date 31st August 2015   You can also publish your own paperback for free on feedaread.com with high royalties and free publishing options. View testimonials from our authors about publishing with FeedARead.comCompetition aim Your aim is to ra....
Friday July 3, 2015 at 10:24pm
Many congratulations to FeedARead author John Nicholl whose novel WHITE IS THE COLDEST COLOUR reached the Amazon top 100 during last month.WHITE IS THE COLDEST COLOUR synopsisThe Mailer family are oblivious to the terrible danger that enters their lives when seven-year-old Anthony is referred to the child guidance service by the family GP following the breakdown of his parents' marriage. Fifty-eight year old Dr David Galbraith, a sadistic predatory paedophile employed as a consultant child psych....
Tuesday May 5, 2015 at 8:03pm
Many congratulations to Paul on the launch of his new website. Have a look at the site to see Paul's books and a great example of how you can put together a website tFrom Paul: "pleased to say that my brand new website has just been launched - please check out www.pdelaney.co.uk - it wouldn't have all been possible without FAR of course".Paul is now working as a poet and a writer in schools all over the UK , developing children's love of creative writing. 'This wouldn't have been possi....
Friday February 27, 2015 at 7:07pm
We look forward to alerting members when we run our next competitions.The winner of the following competition was Meriel Brooke.  March Competition. Competition advertised in Writers' Forum magazine to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique.The winner of the following competition was Colin Knight. April Competition. Competition advertised in Writing Magazine to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique.
Thursday February 5, 2015 at 7:25am
The winner of the following competition was Meriel Brooke. Many Congratulations to Meriel.The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 7th March 2015. How to Enter: Join the site for free and read a 6 page extract from any FOUR of the books below and answer a question about each of your four chosen extracts as detailed below. All nationalities are welcome to enter. Click here to join  You are also welcome to publish your own book once joined. It ....
Tuesday February 3, 2015 at 8:12am
When an author’s debut novel wins the Pulitzer prize and goes on to sell 40 million copies, perennially topping lists of the world’s best-loved books, it’s understandable that they might be apprehensive about the reception of a second.Harper Lee, who sent the literary universe into a spin on Tuesday after she announced she would be releasing a sequel to To Kill a Mockingbird this summer – 55 years after her debut – appears to have no such fears. “It’s a ....
Tuesday January 27, 2015 at 8:15am
‘Scalpel-like prose’ of book exploring grief, love and nature hailed by Costa book award panel members in £30,000 win.A book which explores grief, love and nature – as well as just how you train a goshawk you’ve bought for £800 – won its author Helen Macdonald a second leading literary prize.H is for Hawk was named the £30,000 winner of the 2014 Costa book prize, adding to the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction that it won in November.The writer ....
Monday January 5, 2015 at 5:48pm
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year 2015. best wishes feedaread team
Monday December 22, 2014 at 12:12pm
Wishing all our authors and readers a very happy and peaceful Christmas and New Year and we look forward to seeing you in 2015.best wishes,feedaread team
Friday November 14, 2014 at 9:11pm
Many congratulations to author John Bird who reports "My Feedaread novel, Alby and Me, has been named runner-up for the Quagga gold medal, a national award for independently published literary fiction."
Wednesday October 1, 2014 at 11:16am
Competition To Win A Bloomsbury Editor Critique of your opening chaptersNormal0MicrosoftInternetExplorer4The winner of the following competition is Joan Spence. Many congratulations to Joan, who wins a Bloomsbury Editor critique. We will inform members when we list our next competition.The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 31st October 2014.   Last month's competition winner was Dave Fisher, many congratulations to Dave.How to Enter t....
Monday September 15, 2014 at 7:44pm
John Kemp's new novel: Vanished into Thin Air recently reached No. 2 on Amazon's 'Hot New Releases' in the category of Fairy Tales, Folk Tales and Myths, and climbed to No. 24 in Amazon's Best seller rank. This happened purely on pre-orders before the book's actual release on the 12th September. The novel is aimed to those who enjoy fables, magical tales and adventures.
Saturday August 30, 2014 at 11:52am
We are pleased to announce we will be running a new competition in September 2014 for the opportunity to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your opening chapters by reading 3 book extracts. Click on Competitions at the top of the FeedARead.com homepage in September to view and enter the competition.
Wednesday August 27, 2014 at 7:08pm
The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 30th September 2014.  How to Enter:  Join the site for free and read a 6 page extract from any THREE of the books below and answer a question about each of your three chosen extracts as detailed below. All nationalities are welcome to enter.Click here to joinTo read the extracts, click on the links below and then the button to view the extract, the question for each extract will be at the end of e....
Monday July 14, 2014 at 8:27pm
Many congratulations to John C Bird whose book Alby and Me has been shortlisted for the The Quagga Prize 2014.
Thursday June 12, 2014 at 8:56pm
Thank you to John Bird:"I have offered to donate £1 for each copy of my novel, Alby and Me, sold by Feedaread to the Teenage Cancer Trust. A key theme of the novel is a teenage boy's battle with cancer, which echoes the courageous fight with the disease of the late Stephen Sutton, whose inspiration and multi-million pound fund raising efforts for the Teenage Cancer Trust won headlines around the world."Click Search Books above and enter Alby and Me to view the book.
Friday May 30, 2014 at 8:44pm
The winner of the competition below is George Craig, many congratulations to George and thank you to everyone for entering. We will notify members when we list our next competition. best wishes, feedareadThe following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 30th June 2014. All entrants are also welcome to publish through FeedARead, click Author Feedback on the top menu to view author feedback on paperback publishing with FeedARead. Free to join and publish a p....
Tuesday May 13, 2014 at 7:00pm
FeedARead author Lin Tidy and her book The Warrior on the Wall featured in national UK newspaper The Mirror on 10th May 2014. View newspaper storyIn 2009, Lin, a retired primary school teacher and practising Buddhist, was sentenced to six months in HMP Bronzefield, a high security prison. Her crime? Refusing to reveal the whereabouts of a mongrel dog called Hess, a dog for whom she had been caring for two months. Lin was told by the Crown Court Judge who sentenced her that she could walk free at....
Thursday February 27, 2014 at 10:12pm
The winner of the competition below is Fiona Crofts, many congratulations to Fiona and thank you to everyone for entering. We will notify members when we list our next competition. best wishes, feedaread teamPrevious Competition Results View The following free-to-enter competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open until 31st March 2014. All entrants are also welcome to publish through FeedARead, click Author Feedback on the top menu to view author feedback on paperback publishing with ....
Thursday November 14, 2013 at 9:09pm
Many congratulations to FeedARead.com author Peter Stokes whose book No Ordinary Life entered the Amazon top ten today. Peter discovered his father was an SAS hero after being handed his father's second world war diary on his deathbed.To their astonishment and pride, the journal revealed an extraordinary tale of heroism – and that Horace Stokes had actually been a founding member of the SAS. For the first time, his children learned how their father had fought the Nazis behind enemy li....
Wednesday October 30, 2013 at 10:31pm
The winner of the following competition was Andy Bolton. Many congratulations to Andy! Competitions are regular so please check in on our competition page via the top menu above where any new competitions will be listed.COMPETITION November 2013 - The following competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique is open up to and including 30th November 2013. All entrants are also welcome to publish through FeedARead, click Author Feedback on the top menu to view author feedback on paperback publish....
Wednesday October 30, 2013 at 11:59am
FeedARead is pleased to introduce our new expanded search function. If you click on Search Books on the top menu this will display a random selection of books from the site, many with extracts to read. You can also click on the Chart or Genre buttons on the left hand menu of the Search Books page, or enter a specific book title, author name or keyword in the search box on the left menu of the Search Books page to explore exciting new reads.Some of the genres you can explore are below ..Biographi....
Monday September 23, 2013 at 5:11pm
FeedARead author shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2013Writers’ Centre Norwich are partners of the East Anglian Book Awards 2013 and have informed us that Frankie Feinstein and the Fenworld Thief-Takers by FeedARead.com author AM Edge has been shortlisted for the East Anglian Book Awards 2013. We wish AM every success!
Thursday August 29, 2013 at 10:32am
FeedARead is very pleased to have introduced further functions to assist authors in publishing and promoting their books as below. We will also be introducing some more new exciting ideas to assist authors to promote their books soon. - Enhanced extract upload function. Click Edit next to your book title and you will see a button on the right of your book and also further down your book page to use the extract upload function. - the revision function has been developed further to make it more si....
Wednesday February 1, 2012 at 1:56pm
Many thanks to all our new authors for publishing your books with FeedARead.com. There's a great range of diverse stories, non-fiction titles, and poetry. You are keeping us and our printers very busy! Thank you also for your kind feedback.Best wishes,The FeedARead TeamPatrick Hilyer | Wednesday January 18, 2012 at 7:08am I've researched other POD web services and FeedARead looks best from any angle. My latest book, Broke the Grape's Joy, will soon be in print thanks to FeedARead. Keep up the go....
Friday December 23, 2011 at 12:39pm
To all FeedARead Members & Authors (and everyone else!)We wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and New Year. It's been a very exciting few months of publishing leading up to Christmas, and we've enjoyed publishing all the authors who have chosen to join FeedARead. Thank you for all your great books, fiction, non-fiction and poetry, and we look forward to seeing you in 2012. Best wishes,The FeedARead Team
Thursday December 1, 2011 at 7:08pm
Many congratulations to Martyn Bedford, who helped originate Arts Council funded youwriteon.com's system for budding writers with fellow author Phil Whitaker, Martyn has been shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Awards for his children’s novel Flip. The Ilkley-based writer is shortlisted for the prestigious prize alongside literary heavyweights Julian Barnes, a Man Booker Prize winner, and poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy. Martyn is now associate senior lecturer in creative writing a....
Friday November 25, 2011 at 2:56pm
Illustrator Wanted for new Lord of the Flies edition - Faber & Faber Publisher Faber and Faber is looking for a talented young illustrator to design the cover image for a brand new educational edition of Lord of the Flies. The competition marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of the book's author, William Golding. Here's a selection of some of the entries submitted so far. The closing date for submissions is 20 January 2012, so it's not too late to start drawingView Guardian article
Wednesday November 9, 2011 at 7:55pm
9th November 2011Hello to all our latest new feedaread authors, and thank you for the kind feedback on publishing with www.feedaread.com, below are some samples of author feedback this month.Steven Robinson, author of In the Blood (A genealogical crime mystery)"I received my proof copy of the 6x9 version of In the Blood (A genealogical crime mystery) today and really could not be happier with it. The paper and print quality is fantastic and the colour reproduction is spot on - better, ....
Friday June 24, 2011 at 2:52pm
Harry Potter author unveils free, collaborative website for which she has written extensive background material.Pottermore introduced by JK Rowling on YouTubeJK Rowling shocked and thrilled her fans in equal measure today, with the revelation that her new venture Pottermore was set to feature a wealth of new and previously unpublished material about the world of Harry Potter.
Monday June 13, 2011 at 2:16pm
FeedARead, established with Arts Council England funding Arts Council England is the major government-funded Arts body dedicated to promoting and funding projects which benefit the arts. They fund prestigious arts organizations such as the Royal Opera House in London. FeedARead.com Publishing - It is free to join and it is free to set-up your book for publishing. FeedARead publishing service enables all writers of different nationalities to publish writing of any kind, including fiction, non-fic....