Tag Archives: When the Well Runs Dry

#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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#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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#97 Worrying about Brexit

Yesterday, writers including Neil Gaiman, Marina Lewycka, Nikesh Shukla, Philip Pullman and John le Carré wrote a letter to The Guardian expressing their view that to choose Brexit is to lose.  They are encouraging people to vote pro-EU in the European Parliament elections. … 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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#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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#79 wondering what will happen when the world’s resources become scarce

The global scarcity of vital resources combined with the emerging effects of climate change has the potential to unleash a tidal wave of civil unrest and conflict between nations. The inevitable wave of refugees and the resulting backlash from communities … Continue reading

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#78 Running a Facebook Live Q&A Session

If you missed my Facebook Live Q&A session you can still see it here.  

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