Impress Books signs new historical fiction novel WIDDERSHINS By Helen Steadman Impress Books has acquired an exciting new historical fiction title: Widdershins by Helen Steadman, a novel about what it meant to be a woman in a time when superstition and fear made anyone a potential witch. ‘Did all women have something of the… Read More JUST SIGNED – Widdershins by Helen Steadman
2017 is welcoming some exciting young adult fiction, here are five titles to get you started… 1. Tree Magic – Harriet Springbett Rainbow is a troubled teenager with the power to shape trees at her will. On a mind-blowing journey from England to France, Rainbow dedicates herself to understanding her magic and, by extension, herself.… Read More Friday Reads: The YA Books To Read Now
Impress Books is delighted to announce the addition of the legal thriller Legacy by Bill Mesce, Jr. to its crime and thriller list. Dante DiMarchese is a consulting forensic psychologist in New York, an expert in the workings of the human mind and the man responsible for putting the Bailey Beach serial killer behind bars.… Read More JUST SIGNED: New Impress Crime Title
The Impress Prize 2017 is now officially open! In our quest to discover new talent we are accepting submissions of 6,000 words and the winner can expect a contract to publish with us. 1. The Joyce Girl – Annabel Abbs This historical fiction has gone on to be published by Hachette Australia. Find out more… Read More Friday Reads: Previous Prize Winners
With just a couple of weeks to go before I was due to give birth, there was lots I needed to do. Wash and sort the baby clothes, practice my calm breathing (in for the count of four, out for the count of six), stock the freezer with enough meals to last an apocalypse. Oh,… Read More Magdalena McGuire on winning the Impress Prize for New Writers 2016
We get a lot of questions about what should be in Impress Prize submissions. Julian, one of last year’s judges, explains the Do’s and Don’ts. Do your homework You don’t have to be a marketing guru, but it is useful to show that you’re aware of what books are already out there, where your work… Read More Submitting to the Impress Prize: Do’s and Don’ts
We are delighted to announce that the Impress Prize for New Writers is open for submissions! The Impress Prize was created to discover and publish new writing talent in fiction and non-fiction. Entries to the prize are assessed by the Impress team each year and a shortlist produced from which a panel chooses the winner.… Read More The Impress Prize 2017 is open!