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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Writing and Publishing

‘You should write a book.’ How many times has someone been told that by a friend and thought ‘It seemed a good idea at the time?’ There are two routes to becoming a published author (or possibly three.) Write a book, perhaps find an agent, submit it to a publisher and do the happy dance …

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Bloggers and books for Christmas

For anyone who enjoys reading, a book makes a wonderful gift for Christmas, but how do you choose? Do you trawl through Amazon and pick something in a genre you enjoy? Perhaps you have a favourite 'Go-to' author and hope the recipient has similar tastes? The big five publishing houses have a difficult decision between …

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Occupations and ‘How to Market your book.’

Something slightly different this week. Follow the link at the bottom of the story and it will all make sense. ‘Pay attention, ladies. Next week you’ll be leaving this school which has seen you grow from girls into young adults. We have tried to teach you not only the three Rs, but the ethos of …

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Enchanting other worlds -Andrew’s story

I have been away with little Internet access so apologise for the delay while I've been catching up with posts.   Nevertheless, I was delighted to be a blogger's featured guest (or rather one of my characters was) and you can hear what he had to say by clicking on the link below.  Andrew's story Thank …

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