Self publishing


Writes Hill Press

We are Julia Millen and Lynn Peck, and we provide an independent book publishing service. We welcome new authors.

Want to publish with us? We offer a comprehensive, professional, self-publishing service for individuals, institutions, companies, and others wishing to publish privately. 

Our services include editing, design, and print management. We also assist and advise on marketing, sales, and distribution.

Contact us now to start the discussion.

Our most recent titles are listed in our bookshelf below. Also check out our books for more titles. You can purchase books through PayPal from the book pages. 

NEW shopping experience!!

Good news New Zealand customers, you can now easily purchase multiple copies and multiple titles. Go to our store, select the books you want, drag them into your shopping bag and proceed to check out. 

Sorry, overseas customers, this facility does not yet ship overseas, but we are working on it.

Hot off the press!!

Driving for Music, by Peter van Drimmelen

Peter’s career as a violist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra spans the years 1987 to 2014. His memoirs record the funny and unexpected aspects of orchestral life, As well as the tedium.

Peter was born in the Netherlands and educated at Rudolf Steiner schools in Rotterdam and Den Haag. Classical music has always been part of his life and he studied at both the Rotterdam Conservatorium and the Utrecht Conservatorium. He immigrated to New Zealand in 1975, and now lives a busy life of retirement in the Wellington suburb of Karori.

Find out more here

Successful Oxfordshire book tour 

Beverley McCombs has just returned from a successful author's tour in Oxfordshire, England, the location for her book, The Ascott Martyrs. Beverley generated considerable local interest and was featured in the local paper, the Oxford Mail

You can read the interview, ‘Sixteen women who caused a riot in Chipping Norton and won approval from Queen Victoria’ on the newspaper's website here

RNZʻs Kathryn Ryan interviews Peter van Drimmelen about his book, Driving for Music

What a superb interview Peter had with Kathryn Ryan on Wednesday 13 June 2018. You can listen to Peter talking with Kathryn about his book, Driving for Music, here.