Category Archives: self-publishing

Reviews for Passing Place

While I seldom post reviews of my own work on my blog, it is occasionally a worthwhile exercise, and as people have been nice enough to write I really should. As such here are the a few of the current … Continue reading

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The Impossible Search for the Perfect Sentance…

Occasionally writing becomes the search for the perfect sentence, this can sometimes become an obsession, and like all obsessions, it has a dark side. That may seem a strange thing to say, but you’ll have to go with me here … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#6 Proofreading

It may seem obvious, but in case it’s not, or even if it is… 1/ Proofreading your novel. There is nothing, and I do mean nothing, as important as having a good proofreader or three. No matter how many times you … Continue reading

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Self-publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#5: ‘Free’ books

The internet is full of ‘Free’ books, you can’t go on writers forums without finding them all over the place. The Facebook groups are full of them, Twitter will throw them at you, readers sites like Goodreads and other book sites overflow with … Continue reading

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Self-publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#4: Covers: a judgement call…

As the old saying goes… ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover…’ Unfortunately, the reason it’s a saying is because everyone does. It is a truism that you can not escape as an author. It is also one where so many … Continue reading

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Self-publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#3: Unlimited Questions..

“There are a whole lot of people out there in internet-land trying to help you become a self-publishing genius. The vast majority of them have one thing in common. They are trying to make money out of you.” But this … Continue reading

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Self-publishing: A Guidebook for the Tourist#2: Reviews

“There are a whole lot of people out there in internet-land trying to help you become a self-publishing genius. The vast majority of them have one thing in common. They are trying to make money out of you.” As I … Continue reading

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