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May
04

Write family memoirs in ISO

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Most of us have been in isolation for 6 weeks now. And we are probably well and truly over it! Time for a new project. Let this be an opportunity to find out about our older family members.  I recently read an article by a SMH journalist who asked her elderly mum how her parents had met. Her mum was some distance from her so their only contact...
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Jan
23

This year, do your family history!

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Maybe you've been thinking about recording your family's remarkable history, or a grandparent's life story. Perhaps you've been working on your own memoirs. Well done on making a start, but where to next? That's where we come in. With over 20 years of publishing experience, Delphian Books has produced self-published titles such as non-fiction works...
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Nov
18

School yearbooks delivered on time!

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Panorama, the yearbook of Epping Boys High School in NSW, was printed and delivered on time once more! Designed by an editorial team of students it is an exciting record of school life for 2019. Delphian Books are delighted to have had the opportunity to produce the Epping Boys High School yearbook for the 12th year running!  If your scho...
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Nov
17

Book Launch: The Murals of the Catholic Institute of Sydney

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It is always exciting to attend a launch of one of our books, and Anne Kearney's was no exception. It was a wonderfully edifying event held at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, Strathfield . The book was introduced by Professor Gerard Moore (Head of School, Charles Sturt University), who spoke with such sensitive appreciation of...
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Sep
12

Upcoming title: The Murals of the Catholic Institute of Sydney by Anne Kearney

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​Anne Kearney, one-time artist in residence at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, created a series of murals at the Institute some years ago. Accomplished in ceramics and theology, she was commissioned to make works encompassing the themes of Creation, the Cross and the apology to Indigenous Australians, among others. This book follow...
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Jul
31

We have moved!

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Delphian Books has relocated from the leafy surrounds of North Epping, to the vibrant north-west! Our new address is: 29 Mile End Road, Rouse Hill, NSW 2155 And our new telephone number is 02 8625 5530 . Please keep in touch – We'd love to hear from you!
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Apr
18

Doing right by copyright

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When writing for any purpose, we often need to call on the words of others to make a point, or expand on an argument. Greater minds than our own have expressed ideas far better than we have and we have learned from them. We quote them in our work to add weight to our own arguments and purposes. But what is the law on quoting from the work of others...
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Nov
07

eBook launch: The Kingdom of Wolves

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Men on the land - stalked by the "black wolf" One of our authors, Charles (Chick) Olsson, has launched a pictorial book about a powerful man suffering from depression. Moved by the near tragedy of a close friend and the plight of other farmers he has met in Queensland, Charles has been working to promote awareness of the numbers of men who are not ...
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Sep
04

Time to remind your yearbook writers!

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A couple of schools have already given us copy and photos to start their yearbooks. They are the super organised ones!  But even if they don't have all their information your head teachers can be collecting photos from during the year and creative arts teachers can be be selecting works to showcase. Performing arts teachers probably have photo...
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May
29

It's time to plan ahead ... School yearbook planning

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It probably feels like you've just finished the last one, but thinking about your yearbook now will make the whole process run more smoothly later in the year. How did your last yearbook go? Was it delivered on time? Were you happy with the print quality and binding? Were the articles free of errors or did the last minute rush mean that a few mista...
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Apr
18

Proofreading: the finishing touch to your writing

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You've spent ages on some written work, you're happy with the result and now you are ready to submit it. ​ But has someone else proofread it for you?It's a really good idea to engage a proofreader, because often you are too close to your work to see the errors. ​ Typographical or grammatical errors can distract from your written communication and y...
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Feb
20

Gilbert Mane's first thriller available from Amazon

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Published by Delphian Books, The Revelation of the Elders is the first in Gilbert Mane's Elders Series. These are fast-paced conspiracy thrillers with occult and historical themes (and, typically for Gilbert, a few Jewish jokes).  In this book, Aaron Stern, a young man with a big secret, is living the California Dream. But his world is turned ...
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Jan
24

Book editing and design for self-publishers

Amazon's CreateSpace lays off designers and editors Amazon's CreateSpace division will be cutting staff in their editing, design and marketing divisions. The CreateSpace division has offered these services to self-publishers since its inception, but authors will now have to source these services elsewhere. The division will continue to offer the PO...
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Nov
02

From printed book to eBook

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Have you thought of relaunching your printed book as an eBook? Authors are becoming more interested in releasing books in a digital format as well as in print. One of our authors, Gilbert Mane, has undertaken a marketing campaign incorporating his new fiction series. It involves guiding readers to his books via Facebook advertising. But that's anot...
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Aug
25

Schools: it’s time to plan your yearbook!

Teachers know stressful it can be put a school yearbook together. It's a really big job to obtain a lot of content in the form of copy and images from the staff, who are busy enough already. At Delphian Books, we recommend that you make a plan and start early. If you've got the job of producing your school yearbook, you need to organise the people ...
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