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See what a winner is made of and how he reacts to success

WOW…THE RIVER BY PATRICK JONES JUST MADE #1 BESTSELLER #FREE ON #AMAZON OCTOBER 29/30/31, 2015 PATRICK JONES Pat Jones was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. His special interests include the science of paleoanthropology and archeology. Woodworking is one of his favorite hobbies, with special emphasis on the unique grains and textures of various species of […]

Self published and sucessful

Some essential tips for self-publishing on Amazon     Image courtesy of Pixabay I recently received back the rights to two of my novels – The Antique Love and The Silk Romance – and  I released both books on Amazon. But getting to the stage of self-publishing on Amazon wasn’t just as easy as pressing a […]

Creativity is in Observation

 Observation for the creative writer.   Probably the most important attribute for a writer- the ability to observe, record and relate How do you identify a book by Danielle Steel, J.K. Rowling, or Paulo Coelho?  Without batting an eyelid, you can answer in just two words: writing style!  Yes, these famous writers are known for […]

Writing as Therapy points to income

Writing as an Outlet —Patrick Jones—     Three years ago I became sick, sick enough to spend 8 hours in surgery and two weeks in the hospital.  Those days are mostly blank. When I got home, I found that anything I could do prior to the surgery was going to take a year to […]

See what a winner is made of and how he reacts to success

October 30, 2015

WOW…THE RIVER BY PATRICK JONES JUST MADE #1 BESTSELLER #FREE ON #AMAZON OCTOBER 29/30/31, 2015 PATRICK JONES Pat Jones was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. His special interests include the science of paleoanthropology and archeology. Woodworking is one of his favorite hobbies, with special emphasis on the unique grains and textures of various species of […]

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Self published and sucessful

October 29, 2015

Some essential tips for self-publishing on Amazon     Image courtesy of Pixabay I recently received back the rights to two of my novels – The Antique Love and The Silk Romance – and  I released both books on Amazon. But getting to the stage of self-publishing on Amazon wasn’t just as easy as pressing a […]

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Creativity is in Observation

October 29, 2015

 Observation for the creative writer.   Probably the most important attribute for a writer- the ability to observe, record and relate How do you identify a book by Danielle Steel, J.K. Rowling, or Paulo Coelho?  Without batting an eyelid, you can answer in just two words: writing style!  Yes, these famous writers are known for […]

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Writing as Therapy points to income

October 29, 2015

Writing as an Outlet —Patrick Jones—     Three years ago I became sick, sick enough to spend 8 hours in surgery and two weeks in the hospital.  Those days are mostly blank. When I got home, I found that anything I could do prior to the surgery was going to take a year to […]

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Aspiring writers read this

October 29, 2015

My Response to a Letter from an Aspiring Writer by SUZANNAH WINDSOR FREEMAN The following is a recent exchange I had with an aspiring writer via email. It’s edited for length and clarity, and to protect the identity of the writer.        Hi, Suzannah! This is my first time talking (or rather typing) […]

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Patrick Jones, laid back author

October 28, 2015

How laid back can an editor be? I decided to run this piece which I have been keeping on ice for too long. When I contacted Patrick Jones for his permission I made the point that maybe some of the BHD members might well harbour jealousies for a lifestyle that allows this sort of living. […]

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How to run a very successful Crowd Funding Project

October 1, 2015

Whether you are self-published or traditionally-published, as an author you’ve probably considered a crowd-funding campaign at some time or another in order to bring a particular part of your work to life. Often times, this is the hardback or audiobook editions of your work, but I have also seen some runs at the paperback as […]

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Posted in 2015 Sept/Oct, Self publishing0 Comments

Jennifer Sherwood shares her knowledge of Successful Crowd Funding

October 1, 2015

Blackheath Dawn writers are delighted to have Jennifer Sherwood’s first-hand account and instruction of how to run a successful KICKSTARTER funding campaign. When I saw the quality and sheer ebullience of Jennifer’s project on KICKSTARTER I simply had to ask her to be very kind. interrupt her very busy schedule and produce the article for […]

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Posted in 2015 Sept/Oct, Editor's blog0 Comments

April/May winner – Lottie’s Sonnet Competition

July 30, 2015

Lottie’s Sonnet.                 Golden nets slumped in the setting sun, Festoons of mesh have snagged ancient fishing lore. Into those fibres old myths are spun Of wriggling riches, to be hauled ashore.   Postcard weather, bright, calm and clear, A shimmering silken sea, Make us believe the waters […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Competitions, Poetry corner0 Comments

Professional Formatting for Indie Authors

July 30, 2015

                   Chad Kunego            Whatthepublishing.com   When you have put in all that hard work to create your manuscript it would be almost criminal to launch it upon your audience without having taken the care to ensure that it appears correctly formatted and […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Featured partners, Self publishing0 Comments

Good News from Ingram Spark

July 30, 2015

All new and existing customers can now upload an e-book for FREE using the promo codeFREEEBOOK • The code waives the $25 set-up fee for uploading an e-book • Promo ends on September 30th, 2015 • The title must be set-up and uploaded within this time frame to qualify Don’t have an e-book? We can […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Industry News, Self publishing0 Comments

How Should I Price My e-Book?

July 29, 2015

Our partner  answers your question  ‘How Should I Price My e-Book?’ Publishing Push have a wealth of information for all ‘Indie Authors.’ A popular question many authors ask us is “how should I price my e-Book?” It is a good question and there is a large amount of debate on the internet about what authors should do. […]

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Self publishing0 Comments

Free 5 Day Download of Melissa A Joy’s Gateway to Aeldynn Lore

July 29, 2015

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Posted in 2015 July/August, Book feature, Digest0 Comments

British English Translated

July 28, 2015

Nicholas Rossis lives to write and does so from his cottage on the edge of a magical forest in Athens, Greece. When not composing epic fantasies or short sci-fi stories, he chats with fans and colleagues, writes blog posts, walks his dog, and enjoys the antics of two silly cats, one of whom claims his […]

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