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Your Agent Does What?

Posted by Andrea Barton on joining New Authors Collective, her blog sets out her expectations  - Five Reasons to Sign With a Literary AgentTake a look .... (181206)

Andrea Barton Joins NAC

We are delighted to welcome Andrea Barton, author of adult and children's fiction, to New Authors Collective list. Repatriated to Melbourne, Australia after 13 years in Nigeria, USA and Qatar, her current project is a mystery series featuring an expat spouse. (181206)

Rhona Dunwoodie's 'It's All About Melinda' to be Published!

Olympia Publishers UK announces November 29th as publication date for this thought-provoking work dealing with teen bi-polar disorder. A fascinating story in its own right, we believe 'It's All About Melinda' will have great appeal as a schools' educational aid and reference work. (181115)

3rd in Series to be Published!

'Maddie and the King of Paradise', Bill East's third and final book in the Maddie series of psychological thrillers, is set to be published 15th November. For those who like to see girls get their own back, this series is for you. Order now to ensure you have the whole series in time for Christmas.(181101)

Michel Vimal du Monteil Joins NAC

Michel, a dual Australian/French citizen now living and writing at Emerald Beach NSW, recently joined NAC's growing list of authors. His engrossing Australian thriller, with its an original plot based around the northern Sydney beaches, southern NSW and FNQ is completing NAC's review process currently, and will soon be on its way to publishers. We have much pleasure welcoming Michel to NAC's list. (181025)

Published! 2nd of 5 in the Series

After 'Action Africa' comes 'Action India', the second of Denise Doraisamy's Action Series of five books, published early September. This will be followed before Christmas by the remainder of the series, for children 10-13 years age. Formal NSW launch was September 8th. (180904)

So, your book receives a great 'Review'?

The best way to get the good news 'out there' is to post the review, or a link to the review, on your own website, blog, Face Book page, Instagram etc. Then ask NAC to put a link to the review straight to the Review page on your site via your NAC Authors Page. (180818)

Books as Presents

Almost everyone loves a book so, for all your Christmas/Easter/summer holiday and/or Mothers/Fathers Day, children's birthday gift ideas for family and friends, contact NAC for suggestions of upcoming books from exciting NAC authors. (180816)

August Book of the month

This month's featured work is the totally absorbing 'Octet, Michael's Story in Eight Voices', the first adult fiction from rapidly emerging Western Australian author James Wieland. In joining ASP's list, Jim joins the many fine Australian writers of adult fiction published by Australian Scholarly Publishing/Arcadia, Melbourne. A book not to be missed, the perfect present for every discerning reader, every book club. Find 'Octet' at - Australian Scholarly Puplications (180816)


'Action Africa', the first in Denise Doraisamy's Action Series of five books for children 10-13 years age, was published August 1st, and will be followed by the four others over the next couple of months. Formal NSW launch is planned for September. (180809)


Jim Wieland's beautiful 'Octet, Michael's Story in Eight Voices' was officially 'published' August 2nd. Soft launch planned for Perth August 23rd, followed in coming months by presentations in other parts of Western Australia and New South Wales. Based in Cottesloe WA, Jim enjoys talking about his work, so why not invite him or Michael to address your book club or other social or services club? (180808)

New Feature

NAC authors books, published and now available for sale, can all be found in the one place. With one click readers can buy the e-Book, paperback and hardcover versions of their work. 

You will find this resource if you go to 'Our Authors', and select the 'Buy Books Here' option.  (180719)

2 in 1 Day!

Jim Wieland's wonderful 'Octet, Michael's Story in Eight Voices' has been accepted for publishing by Australian Scholarly Publishing Pty Ltd, Melbourne. The work is now in pre-production, expected to be 'published in the Spring, September perhaps', on book shelves in time for Christmas. This is an impressive achievement, both for the author and for New Authors Collective - just take a look at the company of authors Jim now keeps ...! NAC will be most grateful if you feel able to support this talented author by ordering 'Octet' as a Christmas or birthday present for those close to you - and please don't forget to post strong reviews on Amazon or Kindle if you enjoy the work. (180531)

Publishing Success

Denise Doraisamy's charming 'Action Series' of five works for Young Adults has been accepted for publishing out of the UK, with distribution available into both the UK & Australian markets. The works will now move into pre-production, and are expected to be 'published' within 3-6 months, in time for Christmas. If you have nephews and nieces in the 10-13 age bracket you can support Dee by ordering sets of the series as Christmas or birthday presents - for a modest extra handling fee Dee will personally inscribe full sets ordered. And please don't forget to post strong reviews on Amazon or Kindle if you/the youngsters enjoy the work. (180531)

Steve Sohmer Joins NAC

We have great pleasure in welcoming Steve Sohmer to NAC. Steve is a Shakespearean scholar, author of fiction and nonfiction books. He is a television writer and producer, and former network television and motion picture studio executive. See Author Page for more information. (180510)

Tina Funder Joins NAC

A talented children’s author and illustrator, Tina recently relocated to Melbourne with her family. Her work is now ready for publishers. (180503)

Literary Competitions Committee

NAC's Competitions Committee should be in  operation around September 2018. The Committee's purpose is to identify works for entry in Literary Competitions, encouraging authors to submit to Competitions appropriate to their work. Inaugural Committee Chair, Sue Anderson, hopes to report her initial recommendations re Committee. (180503)

Oliver Freeman Joins NAC's List

A career publisher, turned author, we have great pleasure welcoming Oliver as the 23rd to join our list, and wishing him every success. NAC represents Oliver’s upcoming adult works of fiction and memoir. See Author Page for more information. (180125)

Authors Joining NAC's List

We welcome Author Isaac Oosterloo, who becomes author #24 on NAC's list, and our 5th author from Western Australia. Please take a look at his profile, and those of all our authors. (180416)

Dor Slinkard's UK Launch of 'For the Love of Patrick'

NAC author, Dor Slinkard, will be in the UK for 4 weeks, supporting her May 2018 book launch, with Austin Macauley Publishers Ltd. Friends, the Baron & Baroness von Kohorn and Lord & Lady Shepherd, will kindly support 'For the Love of Patrick' by sponsoring the roll out with private book launches. Let's support Dor in sending our good wishes. (180329)

Script Marketing Unit

Helen Winter joins New Authors Collective with the challenging Brief of 'Help realise the capital value residing in Manuscripts'. Click here for more information. (180123)

Editorial Team Appointment

We welcome Sue Anderson to NAC Editorial, where she will work closely with Denise Harris on 'adult works'. Click here for more information. (171027)

Official Launch of Dor Slinkard's 'For the Love of Patrick'.

More than 100 family, friends, dignitaries & others helped launch the first in the 'Patrick Saga' series of three works at Windermere Farm, Dor & Wade Slinkard's  race horse training establishment in picturesque Wilberforce, on the Hawkesbury River. The author's entire stock sold out, the next shipment due this week. For details of stockists Click Here (171126)






Looking for the perfect Christmas present idea?

If you, or the person you are looking for Christmas present ideas for, likes a good read you need go no further than - Such a diverse group of emerging authors and their stories, New Authors Collective's List has enough to satisfy the most eclectic of tastes. Whether charming short stories or Brexit memoir, Australian family saga or outback thriller, science thriller or espionage/love story, edgy psychological drama or British undercover agent action, NAC's authors can entertain almost every taste ... Just contact Michael at [email protected] for suggestions. (171117)

Second Success for Bill East!

NAC author Bill East's first novel, 'The Arbutus' sells steadily, and will be joined in book shops early 2018 by  'Maddie Trinco', the sequel. If you found Maddie fascinating, disturbing even, in 'The Arbutus', even reluctantly admired her determination, her simplistic 'get even' moral code, her crusade in 'Maddie Trinco' will have you reading well into the early morning hours .... (171115)

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