Local Canadian Writers

There is a certain style to Canadian writers that can only be gained by actually growing up in the country and inheriting many of the qualities that many others have possessed for hundreds of years. The writers provide diverse perspectives on a wide variety of topics. There have been few children novels as globally successful…

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Fiction and best sellers

Fiction is non-factual writing and is produced as a story in the form of a novel. There are many genres of novels and the aim of the many writers who publish is to produce the best-selling novels. Not only will they receive the vast royalties but it will enhance their reputation as writers plus produce…

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Biographies and Autobiographies

A biography is a detailed description of someone’s life. It will include more than basic facts and will look at the person’s personality, recalling stories to give a true picture of the subject. If the person has agreed to the book then it is an authorised biography, and if the person writes about themselves then…

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The History of publishing and selling

The history of publishing is the interplay between innovation and social change. Publishing depended on paper, writing and printing, and it also needed one special social event, and that was the ability of people to read. There were examples of early publishing from the Chinese, and the Germans were the first Europeans to really look…

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How bookstores have changed through the ages

Book selling has been around for centuries. Libraries were founded as far back as 300 BC and this produced Greek sellers. Towards the end of the Roman Empire it was a fashionable item to possess a library and Roman booksellers carried on a successful trade. This momentum was continued as Christianity spread its wings across…

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