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One Simple Idea to Make Self-Published Books Desirable


Have you heard any of these recently? If you have been following links in the Sunday Wash-up, the following statements will not be new.

‘Self published books are all dire.’

‘Self publish books are just vanity exercises.’

‘If you self publish your book it will be the kiss of death when finding an agent or publisher.’

And the list [...]

Alternative thoughts; Best Selling or Best Written

I do love life, it is full of little events that you simply could not plan.

Yesterday I posted Rob Parnell’s classic post Murder your Darlings because it turned up on the day I posted the conflicting view Flabby or Plump; Can You Cut Too Deep, also on the same day I read Joanna Penn’s blog [...]

Sunday Wash-Up 17th May

Welcome to the third Sunday Wash-Up. For all writers who cannot catch the information being passed around on the net, this post is for you.

It is quite simply a collection of interesting writing based web pages that fluttered past me recently. Most links have come from Twitter and if they had elegant plumage, then [...]

New eBook article at Helium

Just uploaded an article to Helium about the unique features of eBooks. I must admit that my knowledge when I started was sadly lacking and that I have been underestimating the opportunities this technology represents. The article is 1500 words and I had a tough time controlling it from ballooning up into a monster.

Here is [...]