Thoughts on publishing, self-publishing and books in general

Crowdfunding for Authors

While the concept has been around for quite some time, crowdfunding hasn’t been taken quite seriously as a means to fund self-published books. This article […]

It’s a Jungle Out There

Our focus on working with serious authors, those who are themselves passionate about the art of writing and are intent on developing a good book […]

Why should people do business with us?

We have often wondered if we really provide value to our customers. With so many other firms offering services similar to ours, it would be […]

Packages can be deceptive

Those familiar with the way CinnamonTeal Publishing operates know that it is loathe to offer self-publishing packages. We have always believed that packages skew the […]

Choosing an e-reader

Okay, so you have purchased an e-book, paid for it and see it land in your inbox. What do you do next and how does […]

CinnamonTeal Newsletter - November 2014

Newsletter November 2014 News: Launch of 3 titles during forthcoming GALF The forthcoming Goa Arts and Literary Festival (GALF), scheduled for 4-7 December, will witness […]

Self-publishing myths that hinder a good publishing experience

Many author, unaware of the potential of self-publishing, as also of its demands, harbour notions that may render the entire self-publishing experience an unpleasant one […]

“Free Images” at a price!

Quite often, we find ourselves in situations where the author has “borrowed” images from the internet, assuming innocently that they are free to use. More […]


-Percy Parry Writing a book spanning 1000 to 100,000 words was never easy. As you continue your work on your book, just like many other writers, you may suffer from a temporary condition wherein your brain shuts down. When I say shut down, I mean that the you lose track of the stream of ideas […]

(^-^) SUE (^-^)

-Percy Parry Searching for a photo that you’d clicked some months back? It must be painstaking to go through all those photos on your laptop or smart phone, just to show some friends or family that amazing moment that you had captured through your camera. But alas, the moment you found it, the photo displayed […]


As a Kannada poet and playwright, Mamta Sagar has three collections of poems, four plays, an anthology of column writing, a collection of essays and a book on Slovenian-Kannada Literature Interactions to her credit. At the soon-to-come publishing conference Publishing Next ’13, scheduled for the 20th and 21st of September this year, Mamta will be […]

Sakshi Jain is an Asst. Editor at the Digital Media Dept. in Dorling Kindersley, part of the newly merged Penguin Random House. She is into publishing eBooks in various formats; developing Apps and producing digital content for websites. Working for more than three years at this place, she happily affirms there’s never been a dull […]

Manasi is the Commissioning Editor at Karadi Tales Company and has 5 years’ experience in publishing, several years’ experience in theatre and creative writing, and a postgraduate degree in Literature. At Karadi Tales, she focuses on picture books, audio books, and young adult fiction. She has represented Karadi Tales at the international trade fairs at […]

An influential person in the field of Odia Literature, Paramita’s first short story was published in the renowned Odia Magazine the Jhankar in 1985. Six of her short-story collections, including Kurei Phula(2009) and Prapti(2012) have been published in Odia, besides a novel, Apathacharini, published in 2006. An anthology of short stories, Door Ke Pahad, translated […]