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Words vs Images

Ali Eteraz, in his post The War on Wordsmiths sees the increasing use of images as an assault on Wordsmiths: the poets, the short story writers, the memoirists, the novelists, the journalists. He fears that the image will replace the written word … Continue reading

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The Rotten Apple

News Flash Apple found guilty of conspiring to raise e-book prices Apple has been found guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise e-book prices, in one of the biggest anti-trust lawsuits ever brought by US federal authorities, notes a … Continue reading

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James Clarke – New Titles

We’re very happy to have James Clarke on board as an author assisted by Shalva Publications. James is best known for his humour column Stoep Talk. Of the more than 30 books he has written about half are serious environmental … Continue reading

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The weird thing about South African ebooks

Our mission is to help authors publish their books electronically. As an author who has self-published three books, I have been lucky to have the help of Johann van Schalkwyk, who is far more techno-savvy than I am. We both … Continue reading

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What we do

At Shalva Publications we offer a service to writers who want to take full advantage of the emerging market in ebooks. The frustrating days of submitting your manuscript—the result of long hours of hard work—to publisher after publisher, only to … Continue reading

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