Wow! I was astonished to discover just now that this post was going to be number 100. Quite a landmark! And co-incidentally, I reached 100 copies downloaded of The Witch’s Dog this afternoon too. I’m very pleased about that, and even more so about the 617 downloads of Oh Gran! I’d be even more delighted… Continue reading 100th Blog Post
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It’s time to meet two strange words. First up, NaNoWriMo, which begins in just 31 days time. What is it? NaNoWriMo is the shortened form of National Novel Writing Month, although really that should be International Novel Writing Month as it’s open to everyone. The aim of the catchily named event is to produce a… Continue reading NaNoWriMo, Blovel – What Language Is This?
I’m pretty sure – no, I know I’ve been spending too long recently Twittering and messing around, very enjoyably, on various indie author websites in the attempt to build a platform. I’ve read a load of articles and ebooks about self-promotion too. All these activities have finally led me to see what I think will… Continue reading Blog On!
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I’m busily extending my author platform on a daily basis, signing up to forums and groups here, posting about my books there. I came across a free listing opportunity on Author Outbreak, a promising looking indie author website. However, the offer ends on 31st August so you need to get motoring, if it appeals. You’ll… Continue reading Author Outbreak Free Offer – and Guinea Pigs!
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Back in March I wrote this: This August is going to be a big month for us. On the 9th, Chris and I celebrate our silver wedding anniversary, and on the 13th, it will be five years since we arrived here. We’re having a big party on the 7th to jointly mark these occasions. And… Continue reading Writing Challenges Work
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Every Sunday from now on I shall be participating in #SampleSunday. I found out about it here. The idea is you put up a sample of your work, and then tweet the link to your tweeps and hope people will read it and retweet if they enjoy it. I thought I’d join in with the… Continue reading Sample from ‘Heads Above Water’