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The author entrepreneur is rapidly coming of age

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Author Bobby Kim is an enterprising fellow. He’s recognised the power of the author collective, whereby novelists of every genre join forces to promote themselves by giving away free books and building their mailing lists to try to engage readers … Continue reading

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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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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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Fantastic reviews for THE IMMORTALITY PLOT and an offer from Russia

​Now and again it’s good to allow yourself to bathe in a warm glow. It doesn’t happen too often but once in a while when something pretty good happens, then why not? The reason for the good feeling is the … Continue reading

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