Town a publishing hotspot

Berwick has among the largest number of self published authors in the North East, according to rankings released by Amazon.

Wednesday, 6th June 2018, 9:17 am
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The town is ranked ninth in a list of the region’s top independent publishing hospots, with Durham topping the list of authors per capita publishing their work through Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing programme.

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Whitby is second on the list, followed by Alnwick, Hartlepool, Bishop Auckland and Darlington.

North East author LJ Ross, said: “It comes as no surprise that the North East is home to so many independently published authors - who could live here and fail to be inspired by the spectacular scenery, rich history and wonderful people?

Darren Hardy, manager, Kindle Direct Publishing UK, Amazon, added: “It’s fantastic to see that aspiring writers are embracing technology to get their stories read around the world.”