Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity coming October 2017


There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of putting down in words exactly what you mean to say. But this can often take time and it is not uncommon to have crises of confidence in a project, its prospects or even your abilities as a writer. Trust is required to make it through to the other side of the creative process.

This book will help.

Whether you’re a novice or experienced writer, Trust the Process will help you achieve your goals by providing 101 tips and exercises to inspire, energise and motivate.




Title: Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity
Author: Karen Andrews
ISBN-10: 0995350620
ISBN-13: 9780995350625
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Published: 16th October 2017
Publisher: Miscellaneous Press
Retail Price: 27.99
Distributor: Dennis Jones and Associates

The First Review for ‘On The Many Shapes Bodies Will Take’ is in!

Books+Publishing magazine (April 2017) has given On The Many Shapes Bodies Will Take a 4.5-star review!

Here’s the review link,  and an interview with author Karen Andrews.

Pozible Success + Cover Reveal!

We’re pleased to announce our crowdfunding campaign was a SUCCESS!! How marvellous! In the final week, the cover for On The Many Shapes Bodies Will Take was released, designed by award-winning designer Sandy Cull.

Here it is! Further information will follow soon.



Pozible Crowdfunding Campaign

Miscellaneous Press is excited to be launching our first ever crowdfunding campaign! More details are below.

What is this new book?

It is called On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take and is a poetry collection. It will be a companion title to our previous title Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood.

Why Crowdfunding?

For several reasons. It will work as a pre-ordering tool, but also look towards the future. If the project goes beyond its minimum threshold, additional money will go towards paying contributing writers for a future project.

Please spread the word!

Share, share, share! Here is the pledge page. Use the full URL or its shortened version:

The hashtag is #poziblemp

Bibliographic details:
On the Many Shapes Bodies Will Take by Karen Andrews
Publisher: Miscellaneous Press
RRP: $19.99
Paperback ISBN: 978-0-9953506-0-1
Distributor: Dennis Jones & Associates

Download the media release here.

Thank you for your support. The campaign will conclude on September 16th.


 Click here to pledge!

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Miscellaneous Press selected for Small Press Network Mentorship


We are delighted to announce that Miscellaneous Press was among eight Victorian publishers named as part of the Small Press Network (SPN) mentorship program. This program is supported by Creative Victoria. More details available at the Books+Publishing website.

NSW Launch of Crying in the Car to Coincide with the National Young Writers Festival

Crying in the CarThere’s some exciting news – publisher and author Karen Andrews will be a guest of the National Young Writers Festival next month and will also be hosting the NSW launch of Crying in the Car while in Newcastle.

If you are in the area on Wednesday 2nd October at 6pm at Maclean’s Booksellers, 69 Beaumont St  Hamilton, then do pop by for a chat, drinks and nibbles!

There’s an event page created by the wonderful Maclean’s Bookshop, where it will be held, if you need more information.

Hope to see you there!


Special Signed Copies of Surprise! Available

To celebrate the upcoming 5th anniversary of Surprise! we have available limited numbers of Surprise! available that have been specially signed by both Karen Andrews and Kim Fleming. All with free postage. Make sure you grab your copy before they’re all gone!

Crying in the Car reviewed in Mother and Baby magazine

February/March 2013 edition.


Book Launch Details for Crying in the Car

Bookseller+Publisher review for Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood

The first review for Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood is in – and it’s a good one!

See for yourself! (Reproduced with permission)

An extract:

“Andrews’ passion for her craft is evident, as is her intuition as a writer and observation of sentiment and detail … Enjoyable and at times thought-provoking.”

Pre-ordering is available for individuals until the 26th November with NO POSTAGE charged. Fill in this form if interested. Retailers are encouraged to contact our distributors Dennis Jones & Associates.