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the roar of the greasepaint

Last month, Ignite author Ian Elmslie was in Brighton performing a live show based on his wonderful memoir A Marvellous Party. The show – drawing on Ian’s years of experience…
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eBooks

There’s an interesting article in the media this week, if you bother to look for it. Microsoft are closing their eBook store (presumably because of poor sales) and this means…
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good poetry sells 2

We sold out of more bees bigger bonnets. Then a week or so later we sold all of the first print run of a fine fine place. And the year’s…
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good poetry sells

We do like good news here at Ignite Villas. And today’s good news is that we’ve now sold out of the second print run of more bees bigger bonnets, the…
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hallelujah

We did it. We made it through the long, dark, cold, miserable month of January, a month which drags on for two or three eternities. The dentist’s waiting room of…
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louder than war

This should be the deadly dull time between Xmas and New Year when we’re slobbing about full of mince pies and Baileys, but life at Ignite Villas has just been…
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but after the next gig…

Good news may be in short supply, but here at Ignite Villas we’re happy to do our bit to turn the tide. Because every little helps. We’re very happy –…
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partying on!

Life as a small, independent publisher can be tricky. It’s a hand-to-mouth existence where the success or failure of our titles can really impact on our work. So you’ll excuse…
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back on track

We’re very happy to announce that our online shop is now up and running exactly as it should. Last weekend, it suffered from a pesky cyber-gremlin which put a kink…
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tick tick tock

It feels as though we’ve been sending copies of But after the gig… out in the post since the dawn of time. In fact, it’s just over three months. Amazingly,…
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hustle and bustle

Sometimes, if we’re honest, we get ever so slightly frustrated by the difficulty of gaining traction on the publicity treadmill – we know we’re turning out great books, but it’s…
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