Monthly Archives: January 2018

#60 Getting the first print copies through the post

It’s about a week and a half since the launch and my print copies have already arrived so I take everything back that I said about the Brazilian postal service. It also means that I have five copies to sign … Continue reading

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#59 Posting book extracts to the blog

Here is an excerpt from the first chapter of the book for you: 1971 It is a sunny day in Hull, but this is doing very little to lift the spirits of Ronald.  He is miffed at missing the first … Continue reading

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#58 Clicking the refresh button

Since the book launched, I’ve been clicking refresh icons every five minutes to see whether I’ve sold another copy. Because my book is sold in many outlets across five or six platforms that means clicking on a lot of refresh icons. … Continue reading

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#57 Launch Day

So it’s launch day and I’ve already bought my own copies, copies for friends and the copies for the launch competition which I’ll tell you about in a moment. The book is live on many stores including  Amazon.co.uk on Amazon.com If … Continue reading

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#56 The day before the launch

As it is the day before the launch I have already prepared images, like the one above to go on my Facebook page. All the advertising on Facebook and Amazon is set up and ready to go. Book promotions have … Continue reading

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#55 Within a week of the book launch

Over the last week I have been busy preparing everything for the launch of my second book this Sunday. My first task this week was to schedule all the emails which will go out to my mailing list. I do … Continue reading

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#54 Sending advance copies out to my review team

I spent the last week making last amendments to my manuscript before sending it to draft2digital together with the final e-book cover to be formatted and converted into epub, mobi and pdf formats. I then used Draft2digital to publish them … Continue reading

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