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Publishing the self…

Opinions, as the saying goes, are like arseholes, everybody’s got one, and some people are closer to theirs than others. As a rule, therefore, I find I only trust the opinions of those who have first proved not to ride … Continue reading

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SPAGFTT8: Pdf’s and pirates

I’ve not done one of these ‘helpful’ guides for a long while, this one came about because of a bit of a rant on my part (yes I know that’s hard for regular readers to believe, me, rant, never…). A … Continue reading

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Not Ignoring Canada

Canada, it has become one of my current obsessions. This may seem an odd thing to suddenly develop an obsession about but there is a reason, which is to do with another obsession, one I wish I could avoid but … Continue reading

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Social ‘media’ Issues…

I am, some may be surprised to learn, others less so, a bit rubbish at social media. I try, God *or fictional sky dweller of your choice*  knows I try, but I tend to fall down the rabbit hole half … Continue reading

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Cover Story…

To cut a longish story short, I moved publishers for my back catalogue of paperbacks last year. Admittedly I also didn’t move them at all, because I used to publish them from CreateSpace (Amazons old paperback publishing arm) to KDP … Continue reading

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Blurbing…

The writing of blurbs is a bit of an art form. It is also an art form I’ve never come close to mastering. The blurb, that little smattering of text on the back of a book is supposed to do … Continue reading

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Talking covers…

So last time I had been up till silly in the morning making a cover for my next novel (still with the editor.) Having done so I put it out to the wide world of the interweb in search of … Continue reading

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