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About thebookwriters

Award winning novelist, author and musician. This blog is for all book lovers (especially thrillers and YA); writers and book reviewers.

Hit men, detectives, villains and victims – another book promotion hits the ground shooting from the hip

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I shouldn’t complain. Well, I’m not, really.The new phenomenon of joint author promotions is proliferating. It’s a grass roots movement of authors swamped, as are readers, with the sheer volume of books descending on the market driven by the self-publishing … Continue reading

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Help me win a publishing deal

I’ve just discovered Inkitt, a new website where readers can review books, some of which will get published and promoted by the platform. So, if you can go to the books listed below and leave a review only of a … Continue reading

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Put Gregg Hurwitz on your reading list

I’ve become pretty fussy about what thrillers I read. Not that I only read thrillers. But I’ve just discovered Gregg Hurwitz, author of Orphan X and The Nowhere Man and many others I have yet to read. I’ll be posting … Continue reading

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Just one of my new Facebook ads

AMAZON readers say. ‘The Plot Will Blow Your Mind’. Former U.S assassin Mike Delaney (aka The Monk) has sworn never to kill again until a contract killer murders his pregnant wife. He uncovers a global plot by the super rich … Continue reading

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Writing time versus marketing time

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It’s a common complaint by authors, whether traditionally published or self-published. How much time do spend writing and how much time do you devote to marketing? Everyday I receive another email pitch for a course that tells me how to sell … Continue reading

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