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 Become an amazing New Author

& gain global success for your talent!

Dis + Dat - Edwin J McBride

Publishing just got smarter

We strive and gain success as we help writers become good selling midlist authors and achieve a credible position in the global marketplace...Our agency has been proven to provide the highest level of professional support to an author community of independent minded and focused writers who align to help each other in every possible way and gain success by this sharing and growing unity. A niche model and one of the only hybrid publishing agencies that delivers you sales of your work through national and international distribution channels and at the highest royalty potentials. We work on every facet and detail as we plan it out from the start, so we can use the best strategy for bringing great books to the global market. We publish high quality children books under our PLAYTIME banner and we also own our inclusive bookstore chain of stores, The Independent Bookstores, which has a growing number of outlets around the country to help exclusively support all our authors in achieving sales as well as aligning to our growing reseller networks and libraries and schools that gain the potential success every new author deserves. We sponsor great events and campaigns for our authors to help our community extend to the farthest opportunities available. 

​If you are looking for one of the best indiependent publishers of new authors and books in Australia and New Zealand, you have found them.
 

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Our Community feedback

"I am so lucky I found this agency and now with multiple books coming out, I have learned so much and gained so much from the first time I spoke with bradley to working with Jodie and the production team...so amazing..."

— Lucy, new Australian author

“I felt like a person, not a number; I was nervous and often anxious but they always talked with me, always responded to me, no matter how trivial and were always so positive and creative to the process...I am so thankful they were here...”

— Samantha, New Australian author

"The only thing better than holding my finished book, was knowing that I was involved and respected all the way through the process and had a say in what I wanted from my talent as a writer....the editing and design was top notch...great people and great work..."

— Andrew, new Australian author

“The best publishing support agency in the WORLD..! Just saying..”

— Diane, new Australian author

"A great passion for author's visions and goals...a place an author can grow safely and know they are part of a wider community..."

— Alistair, new Australian author

“The quality of the work and the duty of care put in place for every author seems so personalised yet is a standard across the board for all involved...this is credible and remarkable team of professional's from first contact to the end results...a great experience and outcome...”

— Les, New Australian author

We Make Your Success Even Simpler

Submit Your Work To Us

Step 1

Making your Submission to us

Your submissions are welcomed all year round yet they must meet some specific criteria in order to be considered. We will attempt to contact only those books which interest us and will not generally offer feedback on books we do not accept for publication support.

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Design your branding and covers getting your ready for launch

Step 2

Comprehensive Editorial Support

This is where we give your book the professional polish it deserves with our hand-selected team of highly experienced and specialised Australian editors. Our editorial services include manuscript assessment, structural editing, copy editing and final proofreading before production and publishing commences. 

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Produce your ebook and paperback

Step 3

Award Winning Cover Designs

Our industry-experienced designers target your desired audience with a unique, beautiful cover and internal design. Our designers receive a comprehensive brief, providing them with a mood board, competitor titles and the details needed to create the best book possible that aligns with your vision and brand.

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Work with top industry professionals to edit and polish your manuscript

Step 4

Comprehensive Publication Process

We take care of all of your publishing requirements from eBook to POD and placing your book in the best sites and in the best retail stores worldwide, with local access to some of Australia’s major retailers as well as print-on-demand services. This means you can decide how many books you want to print and when. Your book will reach one million readers with no stress to you, only profitable returns. 

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Publish your book

Step 5

Full Promotional Marketing

The exceptional sales team will make your book available worldwide and promote in print media, radio and online, with book launch and signings at Australia and New Zealand’s leading book retailers, as well as all Australian libraries. Your sales materials are looked after by our experienced team, highlighting the key sales points that readers and retailers are looking for.  Best of all, we also offer reviews to get your credibility established.

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Enjoy royalties and your new career

Step 6

A Greater Return For Your Talent

Our team will control the aspects of marketing and promotion to maximise your sales and return to you royalty payments from all global sales channels. We will use all means available in traditional and modern day marketing techniques, we focus our efforts of marketing your book to the book trade through catalogue placement and promotions and we become your personal promotional agency without anything more to pay. 

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Six Steps To Your Success

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Our Titles

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.

We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Available Everywhere Great Books Are

Have you found these other industry resources to support your journey?

Australian Society of Authors
The Children+39s Book Council of Australia
Indigenous Literacy Foundation
Indie Book Awards
Queensland Writers Centre
Small Press Network
Australian Publishers Association
Taswriters
Writers SA
Writing NSW
Writers Victoria