Procrastination and Social Media

As an author it’s sometimes difficult to decide where to concentrate your marketing efforts. Facebook is probably the first choice, but then you need to get to know your readers so should your personal page include fans, or be restricted to actual physical friends and family? If you have a business page, should it constantly …

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Changes and More Changes

Being an author involves wearing many different hats, and with future changes afoot I started thinking back to how it all began. Perhaps it was no coincidence my first book was called ‘Changes.’ As a total newcomer to the publishing world, I assumed every author used a pen-name, so a family nickname became my new …

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World story telling Day- Blandford Festival

This weekend is World Storytelling day. To celebrate the occasion Blandford Literary festival have organised an online production on Facebook with authors providing videos of themselves reading short stories, poetry, extracts from their books and a myriad (told you I loved that word) of all things literary. Circumstances prevented me from producing my own video …

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YouTube subscribers and Christmas Fiasco

We intended to end the prize draw for subscribers to our You Tube channel at the end of December, but true to the obnoxious form of 2020 we hit a snag. http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsmbM57q4SzHbOcx3CPbr1Q If you have your YouTube settings as private we can’t identify you. 😳 To be included, if you have subscribed please send an …

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Change of Blog Format and Autumn Chickens -Not Fade Away.’

I'm considering changing the format of my blog and rather than post short stories, to concentrate on providing more variety relating to my work as an author. Since I started the site, approximately 4 1/2 years ago (how time flies!) there have been approximately 1,000 individual visitors who either follow or like my posts, but …

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