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#50 Preparing a new cover for #pinkmonth

[WARNING SPOILER ALERT] Because the main character in Living with Saci is diagnosed with cervical cancer I’ve decided that I will make the e-book free for a limited period during October which has become #pinkmonth to promote women’s health issues. … Continue reading

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#49 Testing Amazon giveaways

You know how it is, it’s late at night, you’ve had a few drinks, you’re on the Internet, you have your credit card handy and you end up making a rash purchase. This happened to me this week when I … Continue reading

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#48 Adding sharing buttons to my blog

The further I get behind my word count target for my current novel, the more  extreme I become in my attempts to avoid writing the bloody thing.  This evening I successfully avoided doing any writing at all by adding some … Continue reading

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#47 Checking how many books I haven’t sold.

The daily visits to kdp, createspace and draft2digital continue to see how many books I have, or haven’t sold.  Then I usually have a look at how my Amazon ads are doing. Facebook decided to reinstate my ad account with … Continue reading

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#46 Checking how many books I’ve sold

Once the book is released it is too tempting to keep going back to look to see how many I have sold. To do this I need to go to three web sites. KINDLE direct Publishing for the Kindle versions … Continue reading

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#36 Finding out all about self-publishing

Originally posted on M J Dees:
Like a lot of people, I always considered self-publishing to be tantamount to vanity publishing.  However, the more I learn about self-publishing, the more I realise that many authors are choosing it over the…

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#21 checking emails

Originally posted on M J Dees:
Once the first five chapters, synopsis and cover letter have been sent to the agent there is the prolonged period of waiting for the response. Despite the fact that the website clearly states: allow…

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