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Weekly Write-Up: 8th July 2020


Welcome to the SPF Weekly Write-Up, where each Wednesday we collect together the self-publishing news of the week so you don’t have to.

A super-brief one this week: black voices in publishing.

Black Voices in Publishing

Google told me this article was related to self-publishing… and it wasn’t. Still, it’s worth a read regardless of one’s socio-political views – given the historical marginalisation of black voices in the publishing industry (both for writers and publishers) and the fact that many of the non-fiction charts are currently dominated by books about race and racism.

You can have a read of the (non-self) publishing article over at the New York Times, here.

Tom Ashford

Tom Ashford

Tom Ashford is a professional copywriter, author of numerous dark fantasy and sci-fi novels, and the Head of Content at the Self Publishing Formula Blog. His books include the Blackwater trilogy and the Checking Out series.

He lives in London with his wife, in an apartment that doesn’t allow pets. Find out more about Tom here.