Tag Archives: living with Saci

#112 Reading The Memory Book by Rowan Coleman

The Memory Book is a Sunday Times bestseller and was a Richard and Judy Autumn Book Club pick. It follows the fortunes of Claire, a mother who is struggling to come to terms with early onset Alzheimer. The book, told … Continue reading

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#106 Giving books away – I need your help

In the same way that companies launching a new product will offer free samples, I offer free samples and sometimes full copies of my books in the hope that readers will like my books and then go on to buy … Continue reading

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#102 Choosing book covers for a series

One of the most important aspects of marketing a book is the cover but before the cover is designed, the blurb must be written. Writing a couple of hundred words for a blurb is a completely different skill than those … Continue reading

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#100 Writing a blog

It seemed apt that the 100th post on my blog should be about writing a blog and what better way to celebrate than by taking a tour of the most popular posts of the last five years. Although we are … Continue reading

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#92 Creating large print editions

This week I have been mainly working on creating large print versions of my first four novels. For many independently published authors, the idea of producing large print versions never occurs to them. Even many traditional publishers do not bother … Continue reading

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#90 Living with the headless mule

I have just typed the last words of the first draft of my fifth novel which I am tentatively calling LIVING WITH THE HEADLESS MULE. It is both a sequel and a prequel to my first novel LIVING WITH SACI … Continue reading

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#88 Setting up a You Tube channel

Vlogging seems to be the latest trend if the amount of time my daughter spends on YouTube is anything to go by. It is certainly an important aspect of social media which cannot be overlooked by any serious independent author. … Continue reading

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