Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Emily Rose Cole

The incredible Emily Rose Cole stunned the Indie Blu(e) authors with her submissions to our anthology But You Don’t Look Sick (for sale HERE). Emily’s writing is just so superlative, it’s almost impossibly good. We absolutely loved her work, she was a stand-out from the very first read and consequently Indie Blu(e) nominated Emily’s writingContinue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Emily Rose Cole”

Got snow? Get books!

One expected boon to inclement weather is the rarified opportunity to sit in front of a roaring fire in your favorite jammies and tuck up with a good book and a hot drink. What makes a good book? A memorable book? It’ll vary because our tastes vary but among the most popular ‘must haves’ are:Continue reading “Got snow? Get books!”

Suffering brings strength

Indie Blu(e) has published a number of ‘difficult’ subjects, including our We Will Not Be Silenced (anthology) on sexual-assault/rape, #metoo, Through The Looking Glass (anthology) on mental illness, and But, You Don’t Look Sick (anthology) on invisible physical illnesses. We’ve been asked – why go there? In may ways the crux of our existence asContinue reading “Suffering brings strength”

Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Susi Bocks

One idea we had that we thought might be fun is to highlight some of the authors, artists and writers IN Indie Blu(e) Anthologies. So with some regularity that’s the plan. If you have had work in an Indie Blu(e) anthology we’d LOVE to hear from you about your latest work and plug it here.Continue reading “Authors in Indie Blu(e) Anthologies: Susi Bocks”

Worried poetry is dead and nobody will read your book?

Well you aren’t alone. One of the most fascinating parts of working in publishing is noticing the similar concerns creatives have toward their work. I would go further and say, as creatives, we’re pretty good at self-sabotage! By being too egocentric, well we know how that goes, we can be unaware of how we’re perceivedContinue reading “Worried poetry is dead and nobody will read your book?”