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Writing Wednesday: 2015 Writing Roundup

Before we get too far into 2016 I thought it would be good to do a recap on the writing posts for last year. They fall into four categories: writing advice, advice from other authors, advice about post-writing topics, and … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: Promotion for Authors

Tonight I’m giving a talk at the Swansea and District Writers Circle, which I belong to. Here is the gist of it: Have you ever been accosted by someone in the street trying to sell you something? Did you buy? … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: Formatting Print vs Ebook

I had two contrasting conversations today – one about ebook formatting and one about print book formatting. The interesting thing was that the person who was struggling with creating an ebook was only used to print books and the one … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: My Stroke of Inspiration

In May 2010 I had a stroke at my desk in work. It came out of the blue and turned my life upside down. It left my body paralysed down the right side, but luckily didn’t affect my mind. I … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur Review

When an author does their own publishing, they have to do their own marketing too. Just as there are a huge number of books about writing, so now there are more and more books about self-publishing and promotion. Many authors … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: How to Run a Book Launch

My book launch for The Magna Carta Story is arranged, so I thought I would pass on my experience. If you are producing a printed book, you can have a book launch. It would be difficult to launch a book … Continue reading

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Writing Wednesday: The Magna Carta Story is out!

Did you know that King John didn’t sign the Magna Carta? He sealed it. Did you know that the rebel barons offered the English throne to Prince Louis of France? If John hadn’t died, the British Isles might be part … Continue reading

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