After many years in the making, Apple Island Wife was accepted for publishing by Unbound, a major crowdfunding publisher based in central London.
This is good, because many people who read the original Apple Island Wife blog, our story about coming to live in Tasmania, believed the book to be a thing of insubstantial whimsy and rumour, and thought it would never see the light of day. Me too!
But as of July 2017, I am running a crowdfunding campaign with the help of my people at Unbound, so that readers can decide whether Apple Island Wife the book is finally published. Yikes!
When I meet the modest target, Unbound will then edit, design, format and generally polish up and publish Apple Island Wife in paperback and digital form – all over ye world!
The paperback will be available in the United Kingdom in selected bookshops a few short months after the end of the campaign, and in Australia shortly after that.
The digital format will be available to download a little sooner.
Visit my campaign page at Unbound to see how it’s going! There’s an excerpt from the book, a description of what it’s all about, and a video, in which the whole world gets to see me in my bathers. We’re pretty casual here in Tasmania.
While you’re there, please consider pledging your support! You’re pre-ordering your copy of the book, helping me meet my target, and making sure it gets published. Every penny counts towards my target including the postage. Plus you get the glory of your name in the front as a supporter, and a rip roaring good read!
Here’s the linkie – https://unbound.com/books/apple-island-wife – visit soon!! Today!!
Unbound, my publisher, was established by three writers who believed mainstream publishers were leaving thousands of books and writers unpublished when they actually deserved a readership. They now have a staff of around forty, are based in central London, and have published 250 published books including prize winners and best sellers. Unbound are changing the face of publishing. I’m thrilled, excited and proud to be working with them.