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big wide world

Pop the champagne! Or throw it an extra stick! This week marked the official publication of Emma Purshouse’s novel ‘Dogged’, which is now out there sniffing lampposts and marking its territory in the big bad world of contemporary literature. What…

it’s the dogs

It’s always a bit of a risk and an adventure, publishing a new book, especially when we’ve spent the past year living through ‘unprecedented times’. But when we read the manuscript of ‘Dogged’ by Emma Purshouse, we knew it was…

look at this!

It’s been a very long time coming, but the Ignite website has had a makeover. A comprehensive one. Chances are, if you’re here reading this blog, that you’ve noticed already. We’ve dragged it screaming and kicking into the 21st century,…

Wolves Lit Fest

Over the weekend, two of our Ignite authors brought their work to Wolverhampton Literature Festival, and showed that it’s possible to share the magic of great writing and engage an audience even in an online event. One day, people, all…

with a long spoon

One of life’s realities – along with death, and taxes – is that Am**on is the first port of call for a lot of folk when it comes to buying books. Yes, there’s been a heartening rise in the number…

new year, new novel

We’re delighted to be starting 2021 by welcoming a new author – our seventh – to the Ignite Books roster. People up and down the country will know Emma Purshouse as an accomplished performance poet, presenter of the episode of…

festive thanks

From us to each and every one of you. Thanks to everyone who’s supported us by buying one (or more) of our books in this most challenging of years. Thanks to the independent bookshops who continue to do everything they…

hiked

September 2020, and Royal Mail have decided to hike – by a considerable amount – the cost of sending parcels by airmail. They’ve also re-jigged the geography of the world, into the bargain. The USA, which was in World Zone…

silver lining

It seems that one thing that’s happened through lockdown – at least as far as Ignite Books is concerned – is that people have been buying more e-books than they were previously. We’ve certainly seen a notable spike in sales.…

digital books

You may be aware that the UK government has now removed the VAT levy from e-books. This welcome (some might say, overdue) move means that buying a digital copy of any Ignite publication is now better value than ever. With…