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Written on Jun, 13, 2019 by in , , , , | Leave a comment

OK, you’ve written a great book but no-one has bought it yet? How do you get people to see your work of art? Below are lots of simple, free ways to promote your book. Tweet about it Ask your readers to send in images of them with your book and then share them on social media Comment on threads in …

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Written on Mar, 12, 2019 by in , , , , , | Leave a comment

Writers of Wales How many famous Welsh writers can you think of? Roald Dahl, Dylan Thomas, Catrin Collier? But who else I wonder? Well you’d probably be surprised to hear that one of the best-selling authors in the world was born in Cardiff.  Maybe you didn’t know that the writer of the world’s greatest national anthem (don’t even think of …

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Written on Dec, 16, 2018 by in , , | Leave a comment

Many famous writers, even those that have sold millions of books were rejected by traditional publishers at one time or another in their careers: HERMAN MELVILLE Moby-Dick, was turned down by multiple publishers. ERNEST HEMINGWAY The Sun Also Rises was rejected in 1925, by some idiot that wrote, “I found your efforts to be both tedious and offensive.” GEORGE ORWELL In 1944, …

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Most authors - independent, traditionally published, or otherwise – need a website.  You can have a Facebook page, a Twitter account, Instagram or LinkedIn profile but they aren’t really the same.  A good website can feature your writing, your various channels of engagement (social media, live appearances, readings etc.) – it’s basically your brand. And while it’s a good idea for all authors to have a website, …

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What really makes the difference between a successful self-publisher and one who fails? Well, it all really comes down to one simple factor… How many people see your book. The more that see it, the more that buy it. Now, most authors need to do an epic book launch to get the word out to as many people as possible. …

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Written on Sep, 17, 2018 by in , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome to our website.  You have reached our blog post page where we hope to bring you interesting articles on writing, self publishing, marketing and other book-related information. We are also offering the opportunity for companies (and individuals) to post blog articles on our site.  If you would like to find out how to go about this just drop us …

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