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We are now Carbon Neutral

Posted 2/3/2020

Well I am proud to announce that we are now 100% carbon neutral after investing in carbon offsets through the UN's Go Carbon Neutral Now! program where by after calculating your carbon footprint per year you are given a range of projects in the developing world to invest in and offset your carbon footprint. I had a carbon footprint of 9.6 tonnes per year and purchased 50 tonnes of carbon offsets thus ensuring my neutrality for the next 5 years. I can always top this up as my usage changes.
If you would like to investigate this for yourselves I've added the link: https://unfccc.int/climate-action/climate-neutral-now

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10 Australian Historical Novels

Posted 13/12/2019

These 10 novels are guaranteed to satisfy the history lover in your life.

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10 books for Teens who don't like YA

Posted 8/12/2019

Teens can be fussy readers and YA fiction doesn't click with all of them. So what do you give to your teen who doesn't like YA?

Black Cockie has a list of books that might just tempt these readers away from their screens over the Christmas period.

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Q&A with Grant J. Everett author of Totally, Utterly Screwed.

Posted 20/11/2019

How long have you been writing?

While I’ve always had an interest in writing, so far I’ve left behind quite a few half-finished, quarter-baked stories over the years. It was at the age of 20 that I took my first (foolish) plunge into writing an epic dystopian sci-fi trilogy, and while I put tons of work into it and had entire binders overflowing with technology notes, trees of command, full-colour sigil designs for the assorted bad guy Legions and reams of detailed history, I admit that I went too big too soon with the project and I was totally out of my depth. While I wouldn’t show a single page of that first attempt to anybody nowadays, I prefer to see that first unpublished trilogy as being a part of my “training” for becoming a writer. It might not have gone anywhere, but the experience taught me a lot.

 

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30% off Scum of the Universe

Posted 7/10/2019
Anticipating the November 1st release of the thrilling sequel Totally, Utterly Screwed. Black Cockie Press is giving you a chance to get up to speed with the hilarious first novel Scum of the Universe at an outrageous 30% off from our Smashwords site. Get in quick this offer is for October only and you don't want to miss it. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/898415
Scum of the Universe by Grant Everett 30% off for OctoberScum of the Universe by Grant Everett 30% off for October
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October Charity Drive

Posted 25/9/2019
In the month of October Black Cockie Press will be turning pink and donating 5% of the price of Creative Writing Courses sold in that month to Breast Cancer research.
Just go to the Writing Services and Bookshop tag to check out our range of books, courses and writing services.
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Scum of the Universe is here!

Posted 22/10/2018

Scum of the Universe the outrageously funny debut novel by Grant J Everett is out now. 

Buy now from:

Smashwords

Angus and Robertson Bookworld

 

Follow Black Cockie Press on Facebook

 

Exclusive Scum of the Universe merchandise is available from Redbubble

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YouTube Channel

Posted 1/1/2018

Black Cockie Press is now on YouTube with its own channel,  with tips, tricks and help with writing. Subscribe and request subjects for future episodes or ask questions and Editor Natalie Muller will do her best answer them.

Black Cockie Press YouTube Channel

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