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READING IT, WRITING IT, SELLING IT! On 31st May, part 2 (of 4) of Hawaiian Affair my first novel, became available on amazon. As the instalments continued, I gave people their wish - and created a choice between two versions - 'close the bedroom door/ PG' version or the steamy version of part 2. As it turns out, the steamy version is more popular by 8:1! Go here to see it. As you can imagine, I’ve been fascinated about this whole new world of book sales online. Firstly, following the various plentiful charts, in all types of categories and sub-categories…
READ IT, WRITE IT, SELL IT!– my weekly look at all things book! Including recommending a great eBook illustrator, and two free amazon kindle books to help you self publish. Book of the Week – well, books – two free ones from kindle for anyone wanting to find out how to do what I’ve done and actually upload the books yourself to ‘self-publish’ them. A lot of authors are now doing it – like Jessica Hart, one of my favourite Mills & Boon writers, who’s just launching her ‘vintage’ collection. Just download these two ‘how to’ books for free, as…
Hot Book Guy - he who must be obeyed! READ IT WRITE IT SELL IT! – our weekly look at all things book! This week – freebies on the tube, & book of the week - 'good-dad 'book Well how did you get on reading my last blog, with author Mandy Baggot? (Here) Did you read her book yet? What did you think of her style? Authors always want to know what readers think – that’s why reviews are so vital, hence the pic above. Sure Debbie, that’s the ONLY reason why you included this pic, right? Hehe! Book of the week – One Minute Super Dad, Kindle edition…
READ IT WRITE IT SELL IT- My weekly look at all things book. Thought for the week - My book will be ready to upload on Amazon in two weeks - two! Eeeek! Book of the Week - I thought I'd do an occasional mention of some all time favourite books. This one has to be in my top twenty, if not top ten. It had amazing word of mouth growth '09, '10, as it was just so good. And funny. The quirky story of two uk students who begin as lovers then go through various stages of their lives…
Don't annoy the author! READ IT, WRITE IT, SELL IT! – my weekly look at all things book! This week - one of my favourite QVC guests - John Barrowman, the Author of Young Adult fantasy novels, co-written with his sister Carole. And how serialisation can help launch yourself as a writer, a growing trend, according to the Oxford Authors Courses. Book of the Week – our very own John Barrowman, and sister Carole! This week, to mark the return of the fabulous guy to QVC (with his new haircare range, HER – did you see it?), I thought I’d give a mention the…