Livin’ the Dream: Life inside Britain’s most successful MXGP team

Unrestricted access into the Hitachi KTM team. We’re living in a golden era. Grand Prix motocross has never been so competitive, bikes are more sophisticated than ever and the presentation of events continues to reach new heights of professionalism as countries vie to host MXGPs around the world.  Livin’ the Dream charts the journey of Hitachi/ASAKTM UK […]

The Musings of Dessie Twelvetrees: from school to stage.

A new release from self-published author, Gary Buckner.  It’s 1970 and Desmond Twelvetrees leaves school with no qualifications and no hope.  His loose-legged, man-hungry mother, Beryl, forces him towards the AEC factory where buses and lorries are assembled. It doesn’t take long for everyone to realise that Desmond is indeed a twerp. In desperation, Desmond joins […]

SPP author Paul Watkins describes his publishing process…

Paul Walker describes his publishing process with SPP for his book From Hell Island to Hay Fever, The Life of Dr Bill Frankland. This was my second biography and so, to an extent, I had some knowledge of the process of turning a manuscript into a completed publication. Please do not get me wrong; I was very […]

Field Dressings by Stretcher Bearer: France 1916 – 17 -18 – 19

The Poems of Alick Lewis Ellis.  Discovered by chance almost 100 years since it was written, the original “Field Dressings by Stretcher Bearer” manuscript contains the poems of Alick Lewis Ellis, a stretcher bearer of the 2/3rd London Field Ambulance, 54th Division, London Regiment.  During more than three years active service on the Western Front in […]

Lion’s Eye: poetry and prose by Nancy Hine

This book is a narrative and expression of Hine’s life experiences. Some of it is dark, but the underlying message is peace and hope. Nancy Hine was born in South Africa, but moved back to England when she was very young. She lived in the Middle East and Australia for a while and was diagnosed with Muscular […]

6 reasons to self-publish your book

As The Self-Publishing Partnership (SPP), we may be a bit biased on why we think there are many reasons to self-publish your work. However in recent years, self-publishing has become an established and credible way to publish a book. There are many examples of self-published works that have enjoyed real commercial success. The rise of […]


Mike Joslin throws a powerful ‘hat’ into the ring in a philosophical and scientific challenge to existing beliefs on the nature of the Universe. He suggests that the scientific community has been struggling in a ‘straitjacket’ of its own making, by persisting in the belief the Universe is expanding, against tangible evidence that it isn’t. […]

Self-Publish and Be Damned – SPP author Keith Bowers discusses his route to publication

All aspiring authors wish they could be one of those privileged writers. You know the ones – those showered with a huge publisher advance, given glowing reviews in prestigious publications such as the London Review of Books and set up with lucrative book signing ceremonies up and down the land. The reality for most of […]

Extract from ‘The Daughter’ by Sara Onnebo

“I’ll tell you what happened in Tulisaari.” Those are Annika’s last words to her daughter. Shortly after, she is killed in an accident and all her secrets are about to be revealed. After her mother’s sudden death, Emilia is overcome by grief. As sorrow turns into curiosity, she starts to delve into her mother’s mysterious […]