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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

Writing

#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

Blogging

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

Self-publishing

#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

Inspiration

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