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Self-Publishing on Kindle - Part 6

This follows on earlier posts in the series – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5.

We now move onto Step 2 of the… 907 more words


And So It's All Water Under the Bridge, As Usual.

As part of my effort to make my books more attractive to readers who apparently judge a book by its cover, I had already been thinking about changing the whole layout of several of them to make them consistent across the range of the series. 682 more words

Marketing And Selling

A new chapter: marketing versus writing

Yesterday, I decided enough was enough. It’s time to crack on in earnest with writing the next book. I started work on the outline properly last summer, but since then I’ve had so much freelance work to do, plus Christmas, that everything fell by the wayside. 844 more words



I sent off a story of mine to the Fish Publishing Short Story Prize last year. It’s a rather prestigious little number with a hefty prize (and price tag) attached. 767 more words

The Hard Yards

off-day for blogging; on-day for chester.website - and its new #hyperlocal #citywiki

The other day I linked to Adrian Short’s new project, suttonwiki.org, in my quick overview of the #hyperlocal phenomenon.

I’ve worked with open source before; in fact, basic tools like open-source word-processors and even this WordPress tech we all use, almost blithely, have been constants for more or less the last decade or so. 412 more words

Thinking Time

Showcase Greetings

Before Christmas I was working on some designs with my agent at The Paintbox in collaboration with Showcase Greetings. They will be showing at PG Live in the summer but they are available to order for retail now! 9 more words


Starting something new

I’ll admit it, things are tough at the moment. I’m studying full-time on a course where we (the students) are not getting as much support as we might hope for, my funding has been cut and the workload is huge. 190 more words