Blurb articles


Blurb And The Little Box of Sunlight

I submitted my order for a first proof of Thais on April 6th. On Tuesday, this week, I got an email from Blurb support to say that the order had shipped. Today, when I got back from the office, I was delighted to find a parcel from Holland with Blurb’s insignia on it. For any

Eoin Purcell’s Article – Self publishing as a threat to niche

Eoin Purcell has written an excellent article today on his blog about the effects self publishing is having on small and medium sized traditional publishers, particularly DIY services like Blurb and Lulu. “Eoin Purcell works and lives in Cork where he is Commissioning Editor with one of Ireland’s oldest independent publishers Mercier Press. Prior to


Adventures with Blurb – Part Two

The very mention of the word ‘Blurb’ seems to send authors into an immediate comparison with DIY author solutions service, Lulu. While it is understandable, I still see one highly established company pitted against a young pretender. These modern day forces in the author solution world have emerged from different corners of the DIY self-publishing