Anonymous asked: Hello. I bought a ticket for the Unbound Live event but was sadly at the last minute I was unable to attend. May I still use the £10 to pledge for a book? I know which book I'd like to pledge for!! (I don't want to publically give out my details but unsure how else to contact you) Thanks.
It started with a pitch...
You can now see the story of how Robert Llewellyn got his new book, News From Gardenia, published via crowd-funding, relayed on Storify.
"From paralysis to prose: How I came to write a...
Author Jessica Jones, whose book, The Elegant Art of Falling Apart is being crowd-funded for UK publication with Unbound, has been featured in The Independent this week, where she discusses how her experience of being paralysed for a period at the age of 25 eventually led to her writing the book. (You can click here to find out more about the process of “crowd-funding” a book for...
London Book Fair 2012 CEO Panel featuring Unbound...
Publisher’s Weekly’s report of the London Book Fair’s 2012 CEO panel (on the question: “Is the Publishing Industry’s Business Model Sustainable?”), featuring co-founder of Unbound, John Mitchinson. Is the publishing industry’s business model sustainable? That was the question for the London Book Fair’s 2012 CEO panel, chaired by Association of...
The Unbound Flash Fiction Prize
In celebration of Jessica Jones’ book The Elegant Art of Falling Apart being crowd funded for UK publication by Unbound, we have launched a free to enter flash fiction writing competition! All short listed entries will be published on the Unbound blog. First place: A beautiful signed flower portrait by Jessica Jones (worth £200-300) Second place: A signed first-edition hardback of The...
Win free tickets to the Al Fresco festival
Our latest and, probably, greatest competition. We’re offering the chance to win a pair of free tickets to our very own Alfresco festival, to be held on the weekend of June 8 - 10 in an idyllic rural setting in Warwickshire. Organised by legendary Big Chill founder Pete Lawrence to celebrate the publication of his book,The Big Chill & Other Al Fresco Stories tickets normally cost £100...
Coral Mazlin Designs: The Elegant Art of Falling... →
coralmazlindesigns: The review on the rear of this book reads: Painfully Funny, Inspiring and unflinchingly honest - and I couldn’t agree more. Jessica Jones tells us her story of surviving cancer and life in general, in such a dry and candid manner that you find yourself laughing at moments you really shouldn’t…
Next Unbound Live at the Hay Festival
The next Unbound Live event (you can read Intelligent Life’s review of our last one here) will be on Monday 4th June at the Hay Festival. Tickets are only £6.25 and you can get them from here. Read on to find out more about the event… UNBOUND LIVE! The award winning crowd-funded publisher Unbound, launched at Hay last year, celebrates its first birthday with a live event unlike...
Unbound Live reviewed in the Intelligent Life
Lucy Farmer’s great review of last week’s Unbound Live event, in Intelligent Life : On Tuesday night, Unbound Live took over Le Baron nightclub in London’s Mayfair for an evening of crowd-funded publishing. Billed as “a cross between a book slam and election hustings”, nine authors had 10 minutes each to pitch to an audience who could then pledge anything between £10 and...
Falling Apart Photo Competition Winner!
And the winner is… CHRISTINE BEVERIDGE for her photo ‘Guest Room’. Congratulations Christine! Please email your details to firstname.lastname@example.org to get your prize.
A Box of Birds - Quotes
A Box of Birds, a literary thriller about the brain and those who study it, is now launched on Unbound. You can pledge support for the book here. Here’s what some other novelists have been saying about the book: “It’s rare these days to read a writer who cares about ideas in the way that the great nineteenth-century novelists did. With A Box of Birds, Charles Fernyhough creates a...
Anonymous asked: Hello. I wonder when the Warhorses of Letters launch party will be? And do we receive our books before the party? Thanks.
Anonymous asked: Once books are published are they also marketed to the public at large?
Anonymous asked: Can't seem to open the apple ebook? Where is it supposed to download to? Doesn't seem to be doing anything? Many thanks simon