John Hunt Publishing Blog


O-Books Presents is now on Spotify!

Our interview series is O-Books Presents is now on Spotify (and will soon be on iTunes!).

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What Do Quakers Believe?

"So what do you believe?" It’s the question Quakers are always asked first and the one they find hardest to answer, because they don’t have an official list of beliefs.

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We're Featured On The IPG Website

We're delighted this month to be featured in the IPG (Independent Publishers Guild) Meet The Member feature. The IPG offer excellent training, drive high standards in the industry, and facilitate a great network for Independent Publishers and their conference is a yearly highlight for us.

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Have You Read The Paranormal Chronicles?

Issue two of the new online magazine from 6th Books Publisher Gavin Davies is now out. The Paranormal Chronicles is an online magazine exploring paranormal phenomena from a wide range of angles.

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How To Be A Kitchen Witch

Kitchen Witch is a term that has been used in the past to describe someone that is a bit of a food expert and actually nothing to do with witchcraft at all. It is also a term used to describe a Scandinavian doll that is hung in the kitchen to ward off evil spirits and bring good luck.

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Writing Characters With Mental Health Issues

When it comes to physical health, a scratch on the knee isn’t the same as an amputated leg. A common cold isn’t the same as bacterial meningitis. Likewise, most people living with some form of atypical mental health aren’t stalkers and psychotic murderers. Mental health is a challenging subject to address in fiction. It’s a very personal thing and the term has a history of it being used as an easy shorthand for ‘psycho’. The traditional mentally deranged antagonist is a well-trodden trope that often does nothing to explore what it’s like to live with mental illness.

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Jessie J loves You Are Not Your Thoughts

​Now we're all back at real life we wanted to share a Christmas holiday highlight - Superstar singer Jessie J shared our top mindfulness title You Are Not Your Thoughts by Frances Trussel on her Instagram Stories on Christmas Day.

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John Hunt Publishing's Massive Book Giveaway!

To celebrate the launch of our new site we are giving you the opportunity to win some amazing books from each of our Imprints!

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Moon Books is top Twitter influencer

​According to Agilience Authority Index, Moon Books is a top Neo-Paganism influencer on Twitter.

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Recent Publicity Highlights

Here are some recent publicity highlights from across our publications.

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Celebrating Doing Things Differently

When we launched our new site we wanted to celebrate 17 years of doing things differently. Between 2001 and 2018 we have published almost 2000 books and released close to 200 titles a year.

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John Hunt Publishing New Site Launch

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally here: our new website has just launched and we’re pleased to share with you the work that has been going on behind the scenes for the best part of the year.

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