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Psst…Did you hear…?

We had two huge bits of news at Scorpius Towers last week and we are too excited for words about the next few months: Thunderbirds are blasting off to Scorpius Books! Yes, the hit 60s (and 90s and beyond!) TV… Continue Reading →

Have you fallen into the Thread-verse yet?…

It’s the latest big news as the tension between Musk and Zuckerberg heats up. Have you joined Threads yet? We never made it to Twitter – mainly because it just didn’t seem the place for us with all the negativity… Continue Reading →

Three years and counting…

Due to a cold, I was out of the office recently, which meant I missed our birthday… Yes, ladies and gentleman, Scorpius Books turned 3 at the start of June,

The hardback conundrum…

Our latest article is now live on The Bookseller website, talking about all things hardback and why they’re the marmite of the book world… but do they have to be? Hardbacks still have their fans, but are publishers missing out on the opportunity to create hardbacks that readers actually want to read?

Don’t think outside the box… jump out of it!

We were the 1st trade publisher in the UK to produce dyslexic-friendly fiction for adults (there’s many indie authors out there doing it already which is brilliant! ).

I don’t say that we’re the 1st to show off or to wave my hands in the air saying ‘look at me!’, but to highlight the issue that publishing has a very long way to go to be truly inclusive and accessible.

I’ll never throw this away…

It’s funny the things we keep hold of, isn’t it? After a little chat with an author in a social media group I’m part of, where she mentioned an English teacher who inspired her to keep going, I remembered an… Continue Reading →

Oh what a beautiful morning…

Is the sun shining where you are this morning? There’s still a chill in the air but the sun is out and that always makes everything feel better. I know it cheers me up after the endless days of greyness… Continue Reading →

I feel a freebie coming on…

Our books finally turned up! We’re now offering one lucky reader a chance at a freebie copy of the dyslexic-friendly zombie apocalypse thriller IN THE END.

Snow, sleet and sludge…

It’s been one of those weeks! Up to my eyeballs in planning for the remainder of the year, plotting strategies for books to be published, marketing, updates to websites, a million and one pieces of paperwork… I’ve been fuelled by coffee and choccie biccies!

Dare I say the C word?

The pavements have suddenly become carpeted with conkers where I live (among the slushy leaves and crushed acorns), which can only mean one thing… Christmas is on its way! Eeek!

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