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Readers on reviews REVIEWS – HOW CAN THEY MAKE OR BREAK A NEW NOVELIST? This week – - The next big novels of 2013 – W&H picks – which would you buy? - How important ARE those reviews? Especially to self-publishing newcomers. - And tips on how reviews can help your book climb the charts THE ‘NEXT BIG…’ Last week, the UK’s Woman & Home magazine issued their predictions for which novels would take off in 2013 across ten different categories of fiction. In the ‘Next Big… 50 Shades of Grey’ category, they picked out Sylvia Day’s ‘Bared to You’. She’s the one…
My weekly look at all things book... Hi book fans! Below, you will find the latest updates from my QVC blog RiWiSi segment, plus extras! Do come back regularly for updates on this page, including some of the best new promotions - and freebies! - that I find online. Any authors who would like to be featured here, please contact me on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. best wishes D x
read the next chapter... Read it Write It Sell it – my weekly look at all things book! Book of the Week – First this week, I’ve been really enjoying my first ever Nora Roberts – see below for more. But I thought I’d just mention that my original writing tutor in Tuscany, Jessica Hart, is releasing her early books on amazon – she is one of the most prolific Mills and Boon authors, (over 60 novels). This book, 'Defiant Love', features FIVE of her early romances, all in a £1.60 eBook! She’s a great author and if you like conventional, traditional, sweet romances,…
Debbie Flint's first novel, Hawaiian Affair This week’s Read It Write It Sell it segment on my qvc blog also featured the Pam Ayres-esque funny poem too, which you can read in full on the previous post on this page. And as the five star count increases on amazon, an interesting contrast between opinions on what constitutes ‘steamy’ – let me know what Hawaiian Affair gets on your ‘shades of Grey scale’! Book of the Week – ‘Sailing Solo’ by Emily Harvale. But first - Emily’s latest is out! One of my fellow Tuscany writing group colleagues has achieved great things on Amazon – and her…
ode by John Summers - not Pam Eyres How funny is this! It turns out that the 'Ode to Fifty Shades of Grey' attributed to great British poet Pam Ayres earlier this year, and doing the rounds again on Facebook and Twitter again now, isn't her work at all! Rather it's apparently from the pen of one John Summers. But it's so 'Pam-esque' that the doyenne of the ditty had to take to Twitter to declare 'I DID NOT write this poem... It is nothing to do with me.' Here's one that IS to do with her - inspired by her recent Jam Making sessions - Great boiling…