Category Archives: self publishing

USEFUL LINKS FOR INDEPENDENT AUTHORS

 with HUGE thanks to Christiana Miller for compiling this list http://ow.ly/hzSQ6 Wish I’d come across it sooner – would have saved me a lot of time and effort. Thanks Christiana. To Publish: https://kdp.amazon.com/self-publishing/signin (E-Book) http://pubit.barnesandnoble.com/ (E-Book) http://www.smashwords.com/ (E-Book) https://www.createspace.com/ (Paperback Books) http://www.lulu.com/Continue reading

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The Good and Not So Good Marketing Strategies I’ve Used to Promote My Book

As a self-published author I’ve been reflecting on my journey promoting my book Olga – A Daughter’s Tale and I thought, dear reader, it might be useful to share some of the promotional strategies I’ve used to sell my book.  … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’

Until I got married and had my own family there was only ever my mother and me. I knew very little about my mother’s family or past because of her reluctance to talk about my father or her family in … Continue reading

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The Power of Humanity

Go Back To Where You Came From was an Australian TV series broadcast in 2011. It was about six ordinary Australians each of whom had different opinions on Australia’s asylum seeker debate. The six Aussies had agreed to embark on … Continue reading

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To Pay or Not To Pay for Press Releases – That is the Question

When I first started seriously marketing my book  ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’  I paid  for two press release services to promote it to newspapers and magazines.  A friend of mine, who’s in Media put the press release together for me.  The results – nothing!  I’d been … Continue reading

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Blog Talk Radio Interviews

Here we are at the beginning of 2011 and I haven’t posted since last November.  I know why.  It’s because I got despondent again struggling to get a my book ‘Olga – A Daughter’s Tale’ picked up by either a literary … Continue reading

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Self-Published Author’s Marketing Strategies

It’s really bizarre.  The last time I wrote on this blog was in June and I was writing about a guy call Gerard Jones who has the most wonderful literary/publishing website I’ve come across – full of names of literary agents and … Continue reading

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