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The writer's dilemma

“It is a mistake to think that moving fast is the same as actually going somewhere.” — Steve Goodier, inspirational author

We have an odd front yard. 374 more words

Spiritual Life

How Bestsellers are Made, and Other Insights from the Bookstore

So, as I mentioned a while ago, at the end of the summer I moved to New York, which has been incredible. And, really daunting. It’s taken some time to get set-up, but I’m now living in the city, and working as a bookseller. 955 more words


#SoCS - Fingers

Another day, another failure at blogging. In my defense, I had Alex’s birthday party to deal with. Not that I did much regarding that all day, but it meant having to build his new Lego with him after supper. 266 more words


Why I Don't Work in a Bookstore

I don’t work in a bookstore. It is probably what I was meant to do.

“You’re a natural teacher,” my mother said.  Then why was I so tired? 396 more words

Selling Direct

In this business if you’re not moving and trying new things, you’re dying. So I spent most of the morning uploading files to Payhip so I can sell ebook versions of my books directly from this website. 537 more words


#SoCS - Can Can-Can

Can I catch a break? Seems not today. Dealt with a cold and bad behaviour from my kiddie who’s about to become an adult-ie. He was supposed to have his eighteenth birthday party dinner with the family tonight but instead he ended up going to his room for hitting me. 395 more words


The All-important Book Launch - Is It Really All That Important?

Most authors do nearly nothing to launch their book, says Tim Grahl, book marketing expert who contends that doing little to nothing in terms of implementing a plan is a formula for disappointment and failure. 205 more words

Marketing Strategy