My name is Liesl, and I was the owner of the English Bookshop. During the 10 years that I had the shop, I was taught some valuable lessons and gained great experience.

At the Bookstore I had many tasks, and responsibilities, but the most important, and the one that I enjoyed the most, was selling books. I learned what books sell and why they sell.

I saw how many people were writing books that didn’t meet the readers' expectations. They had been slaving away, only to discover that their book would never be sold.

I witnessed much extraordinary writing and the writers went completely unnoticed. The book world is challenging, as all industries are, and you need to address this challenge with a plan of action.

The Academy has been designed with all this in mind. It’s a concise 3-part course that will coach you in the art of marketing your books. The courses are all tried and tested. They are based on my experience as a bookstore owner. And they are quick to take, easy to read, and fun!

A short story about the English Bookshop and the start of Literary Globe

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