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Staging Post interview with Lisa Lazarus

Congratulations to Lisa Lazarus on publishing her debut novel, Flight of the Dancer, at the close of 2023! It’s always wonderful to see a new author writing and publishing their first book, something that requires passion, resilience, and dedication. Flight of the Dancer is a poignant coming-of-age portrait of agency and acceptance. The novel follows Julia Glass as she untangles her complex relationship with her mother. We asked Lisa to tell

Interview with Catherine Hodgson

Interview with Catherine Hodgson

We had the incredible opportunity to get an author interview from Catherine Hodgson where she discusses her publishing journey. Catherine has just published her book, The Mentoring Roadmap. Dive into the world behind the words as Catherine shares insights into her writing process, inspiration, and the journey behind her wonderful book. Catherine’s book guides you through your mentoring learning using her unique mentoring model, The Catherine Wheel. Mentors and those

Staging’s Post top ten self-publishing to look out for in 2023

As a self-published author or future author, it is essential to be aware of current trends in the self-publishing industry. The industry is constantly evolving, and staying up to date on developments will keep you ahead of the curve. Staging Post has done a little bit of research and we have compiled a list of six current trends in self-publishing. There are other trends out there, but in our eyes,

Top Ten Tips For Marketing Your Book

At Staging Post, our authors often ask us how they can market their book to reach the widest possible audience. There are many marketing opportunities out there for books, but the author needs to make sure that they tap into the right channels to reach their readers. This may sound like a difficult task, but there are ways to make this step much easier. We have compiled our own top

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Staging Post’s top ten memoir writing tips

Do you want to share your life story with the world, but not sure where to start? At Staging Post, we have seen many authors publish their memoirs successfully. However, many first-time writers don’t know how to go about writing their life story. We have compiled a list of ten tips to help you get started on your memoir writing journey. Our top ten tips: Structure your manuscript around a

Self-Published Author Interview with Nthabiseng Ogude

Staging Post extends its warmest congratulations to Nthabiseng Ogude, who recently self-published her memoir, The Making of a Shareville Girl. A memoir offers readers an intimate glimpse into the life of the author, and their personal challenges, growths, and triumphs. We asked Nthabiseng to share with us how she experienced the self-publishing process in the interview below. We hope that her words inspire you and that you learn from her

Staging Post’s top ten tips for first-time self-publishers

You have written a book, now what? Being a first-time author can be daunting, especially when following the self-publishing route. Therefore, we have compiled a top-ten tips list to help get you started. The top-ten tips After completing writing your manuscript, read and revise it (probably more than once!). As the writer, you may not always be able to see the shortcomings in your own writing. One of the first

Quibell at his book launch

Self-published author interview with Quibell Ramantswana

We asked Quibell to answer a few questions about his self-publishing journey. Quibell recently published his family’s history as a beautiful hardcover book, in English and Thsivenda. Quibell tells the story of the Ramantswana family with stories and information gathered from his elders. The author hopes that this book will be read by many more generations of his family and by others as well. What inspired you to write your

Launch of To Serve with Love at Rabbi Harris community centre

Self-published author interview: Marlene Bethlehem

Marlene Bethlehem recently self-published her memoir, To Serve with Love, with Staging Post. We were delighted to be part of her publishing journey and see this wonderful biography come to life on the page. To Serve with Love is a fascinating account of Marlene’s life, from her days playing Wimbledon to taking an active leadership role in the South African Jewish community. She gives a vivid account of serving in