5 Things I Wish I’d Known as a New Self-Publishing Author ~ Those Essential Need-To-Know Facts No One Tells You

When I started self-publishing my own books, I searched the Internet for how to do everything, from file formats, to book cover designs, to best self-publishing platforms. My biggest frustration was that there’s so much information out there, and tons of conflicting advice and opinions. It can be overwhelming for author newbies, who after all, just want to get on […]

Children’s Writing Workshops at Waterstones Bookstores ~ Kids' Writing Workshops with Local Author in Hertfordshire

UPDATE May 2018: I’m offering more Kids’ Writing Workshops at Waterstones Hatfield, Waterstones Welwyn Garden City, and Harpenden Books during May Half-Term (28th-31st May 2018). Contact the stores to book your place! UPDATE April 2018! The 2pm-3pm workshop on Monday 9 April 2018 is now fully booked, so we’ve added a second workshop at 11am-12noon. Hurry and book your place (ages […]

Self-Published Author Fairs in Hertfordshire

It’s great that Hertfordshire Libraries are acknowledging self-published authors – by holding a series of Self-Published Author Fairs in various public libraries. The events are aimed at bringing self-published books, often unique, to the attention of readers who can purchase them directly from the authors, as well as educating potential writers about how to self-publish their own books. I participated […]

Radio Interview: Nature Conservation Novel ‘Animals in the Forest’ ~ Kathryn Rose Newey Interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio

Nick Coffer interviewed me live on BBC Three Counties Radio about my nature conservation / environmental fiction book ‘Animals in the Forest: The Day Terrible Things Came‘ early in January 2018. Listen to the podcast of the interview here. Here’s some more information about the ‘Nature Conservation Fiction’ genre: What exactly is ‘nature conservation fiction’ or ‘environmental fiction’? It’s a relatively unexplored […]

Goodreads Author Profile ~ Check out Kathryn Rose Newey's Profile & Books

You can now check out Kathryn Rose Newey’s author profile at goodreads.com, where I answer reader’s questions, post books I’ve read, and announce new books. Goodreads.com is a fun way for book lovers to connect. Once you’ve created your free account, you can do lots of book-related things like: Save ‘bookshelves’ of your favourite books under ‘read’ or ‘to read’, Write reviews and ratings, […]

Goodreads Author Profile ~ Check out Kathryn Rose Newey's Profile & Books

You can now check out Kathryn Rose Newey’s author profile at goodreads.com, where I answer reader’s questions, post books I’ve read, and announce new books. Goodreads.com is a fun way for book lovers to connect. Once you’ve created your free account, you can do lots of book-related things like: Save ‘bookshelves’ of your favourite books under ‘read’ or ‘to read’, Write reviews and ratings, […]

Environmental, Animal and Human Issues Poetry ~ Poems on Eco Issues, Wildlife & Animal Rights, Human Rights

I have added a page to showcase my poems. Please note that while some of my poetry is fun and for everyone, other poems explore sensitive issues such as poaching, death or abortion – and are more for those who like to think deeply and examine below the surface of things. If you’re young or likely to feel upset by […]