Author Archives: kareninglis

About kareninglis

Writer of children's fiction. Copywriter and web content strategist.

The Seven-year Pitch: The Story of my Children’s Bestseller…

Seven years to the day after publication, my time travel adventure The Secret Lake is hovering in the Amazon UK children’s bestseller lists for eBook and/or print for the fifth month in a row, variously ranking between 200 and 500 … Continue reading

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How to Self-publish and Market a Children’s Book: now available in print or as an eBook

Hello fellow children’s authors and blog followers! I am thrilled to announce that my non-fiction book How to Self-publish and Market a Children’s Book is now available both in print and as an eBook. 🙂 Coming in at 296 pages, this … Continue reading

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How to self-publish and market a children’s book and other news…

This is a long overdue update on what I’ve been up to – and to let you know that, after many requests and a lot of planning (in between everything else), I’m finally bringing out How to Self-publish and Market … Continue reading

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Autumn update: focus on children’s book marketing

I hope you’ve been enjoying the beautiful autumn weather (well, here in the UK, at least) – it certainly has helped take the edge off these sudden darker evenings. On that note here’s a snap I took a couple of … Continue reading

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Cornelia Funke on creativity vs ticking boxes

With just four days to go before the second Barnes Children’s Literature Festival I have had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning children’s and YA writer and illustrator Cornelia Funke. Cornelia is travelling to the UK for the event where she … Continue reading

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