Thames Ramble

Tony Hill reviews “Sweet Thames Run Softly” by Robert Gibbings  One of the advantages of charity and bookshops being closed is that I am having to choose books from my shelves to read, so I’ve just finished “Sweet Thames Run Softly”...

Printing and VAT

This is a rough guide to VAT and printing – it is complicated!Zero rated material: in the UK the government has sought to protect reading materials from bearing VAT . This means that books, magazines and newspapers are all zero rated. By extension, booklets,...

Marketing and selling your book

We do not finance, market or sell books. Poetry and fiction are likely to be the hardest books to sell, while local history and areas of specialised non-fiction may have ready-made markets. The good news is that even in this digital era the sale of books is...