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7 Lessons in Book Promotion (for Slackers)

1/ Someone once said “Writing is Showbusiness for the Shy”. Event/talk/gig tours to promote one’s paperbacks is quite a nice thing to do if you

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Your Crowdfunding Pitch Letter

The letter needs to be pithy and to the point. Short direct pitches work better cos firstly people have no time and secondly they have

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Editing, schmediting and COVER DESIGN!

I have been working on the cover design with the graphic designer who has designed bestsellers like The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall

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INTERVIEW: American writer Robert Raymer on Writing and Publishing

Robert Raymer is an American writer and writing facilitator from Grove City, Pennsylvania, who now lives in Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo. I have met

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REVIEW: “Monte Carlo” by Peter Terrin (hardback)

Just finished this #beautiful book #montecarlo by #peterterrin #monaco set in the #grandprix #1968. It goes well with my #vintage #things. I only picked it

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EXCLUSIVE: Heart of Glass structural edit AND Cry of the Flying Rhino publication date

Doctor: So what seems to be the problem? Dude, I am not allowed to complain because I was and am a writer therefore I am already

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SNEAK PREVIEW: Cry of the Flying Rhino book cover draft designs

Because I am a control freak, I decided to have a stab at cover design myself. The first one, the black and red one is

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REVIEW: Secret retro gig on Saturday 10 June 2017 for Writers!

… celebrating for the first time with Unbound authors. It has been 12 or 13 years since I did my MA and listened to ‘readings’ from

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EXCLUSIVE: L@@k inside Heart of Glass cutting room!

“Do not enter when light is on!” Structural edit:  that means blasting, incision, internal tissue re-organisation and cosmetic surgery. But of course, I am not

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Proverse Spring Reception 2017 ‘Live’ in Hong Kong

This is the Proverse Spring Reception on 27 April 2017. The film is 53:09 minutes long. The section where they announce the prize winners is from