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Hawaiian Sunset Well so far my self-publishing journey since May has been very exciting, and there’s still so much to learn! See below if you’re in the same boat as me, for some excellent free advice about marketing your work. Plus a book of the week from one of the bestsellers of our generation – in disguise! Exciting News if you liked my Novel! For those who are new to my writings, and are keen to find out more, just to say that the complete eBook /paperback of my first novel, ‘Hawaiian Affair’ (Steamy version), is available on amazon. Click here to…
Deb Signing her Novel Winner of comp – Firstly, congrats to the winner of last week’s randomly chosen ‘win a copy of my book’ comp! It’s Kate Wareham from Kettering! Well done hon! Hawaiian Affair in paperback (steamy version!) will be winging its way to you when I get back from hols! Congrats! And anyone else wanting to buy it can just search under my name on amazon perhaps, or follow this link! (Go here) Next week – exciting news about an eBook amazon freebie from me, coming up in August! Book of the Week This week it’s an audio book that's been keeping…
Anita Moorjani's 'Dying to Be Me', 'Watch Over Me', Costa Book comp closes soon, and how to win my novel! My weekly look at all things book... So with the events of this week in mind, I’ve a special book recommendation – an extra one – for anyone going through any sort of bereavement and who is interested in other people’s experiences of something similar. A highly rated book – ‘Dying To Be Me’ – by Anita Moorjani – helped me to feel better about a loved one passing last year. It won’t be for everybody, and that’s ok, but if you like the things I like, do take a look. It doesn’t matter if it’s true for everyone or…
Spielberg & Lucas - predict 'implosion' Spielberg and Lucas – movie future is grim (Mentioned here ‘cos of my nascent interest in scriptwriting.) Now how weird is this? Two movie greats talking about a film industry 'implosion'. Just after I’d used that exact word recently to describe what’s been happening in Hollywood, these two giants of the movie world step up and say the same. And how they think it’ll happen. And knowing what I now know, having got a tad closer to it all over the last year, it wouldn’t surprise me. Do go read the whole article, ‘specially about Stephen Soderbergh at the bottom,…
Dan Brown's audiobook of Inferno This week’s feature is a book of the week - well, audio book! It takes me an hour to drive to work, so for me they’re a boon. I’ve got to give a quick mention to the novel I’m listening to avidly on my long car journeys at the moment – the full unabridged (14 cd’s!) version of Dan Brown’s new one (he wrote Da Vinci code). ‘Inferno’ is such an edge of the seat page turner, or (next-cd-listener) - I’ve even finished a journey and stayed sitting there just so I could listen to the next bit! Hehe! Gripping.…