Brisbane Self Publishing


Brisbane-based events for indie authors

Writing a book can be a lonely endeavour. By its very nature, being an author is a solitary occupation and the process of getting words down on the page means that you have to spend many hours tapping away at a keyboard on your own. But there’s no question that authors need support and can greatly benefit from being involved in a collaborative community.

Over the past five years since establishing Brisbane Self Publishing Service, we have found that working hard to build links with other publishing professionals (including printers, illustrators, web designers, video editors and ebook conversion specialists) has meant that we now have access to a trusted team of specialist providers who we can call on whenever the need arises.

A Central Hub for Brisbane Indie Authors

A cornerstone principle of Brisbane Self Publishing Service is to develop a platform that offers a central hub for local indie authors and fosters a thriving self-publishing author community.

From the early days, our objective has always been to create a supportive and nurturing environment for indie authors by providing helpful book publishing advice, as well as organising opportunities for authors to pool resources through sharing common issues, questions and success stories. And with this concept firmly in mind, we are now pleased to be offering a range of Brisbane-based events, including self-publishing workshops and ‘Meet and Greet’ get-togethers for authors to network with each other on an ad-hoc basis.


Thanks for inviting me to your Christmas Party. It was nice to chat to other people who are interested in the process of writing and publishing, and of course make some contacts that might be very helpful in the future.

Jill Claybourn

What a fabulous event hosted by Kirsty and Patrice! A great opportunity to mingle with like-minded folk and swap publishing stories, ideas and experiences. I picked up a couple of useful tips about writing and connected with some new author buddies.

Sarah Fisher

The Brisbane Self Publishing Service team did a great job of hosting an enjoyable 2018 Christmas networking event. It was a nice opportunity to meet other authors and compare notes with them.

Bill Dommett

Thank you to Kirsty and Patrice for providing a wonderful opportunity to get together with authors and publishing service providers. Having a foot in both camps as an author and digital marketer, I found it very rewarding to be able to talk to others about books and writing in this new self-publishing landscape. 

Russell Perry

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