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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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#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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#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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#40 More re-writing

I am fortunate enough to have a handful of people to whom I can send my manuscripts and receive useful feedback of the kind that would cost me a lot of money if I hired a structural editor. The feedback … Continue reading

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#36 Finding out all about self-publishing

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 traditional route because it gives them … Continue reading

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#33 listening to podcasts.

Having already sent Living with Saci to four agents I’ve been finding myself becoming more and more receptive to the temptations of the world of self-publishing. I guess I sent my first few chapters to traditional agents because I sought … Continue reading

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