Archive | 2015 July/August

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Exciting News to help Aspiring Writers

Rachael Ritchey is the author of the Chronicles of the Twelve Realms, a series of young adult fantasy fiction. Her emphasis in writing young adult fiction is to make her stories accessible to all, be true to herself, and entertain her readers. Life is an ever-changing path where Rachael’s goal is to find the adventure […]

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Promoting your work & YOURSELF

Getting the word out: requirements and pitfalls   Well for a while I would pay the publisher a fee for a service and sometimes still do, or if they were going to attend some kind of book fair naturally I would want my book promoted there.  Right?  Well one thing I do know about advertising […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Big News Coming Soon

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 […]

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Aspiring writers read this

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

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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April/May winner – Lottie’s Sonnet Competition

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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Professional Formatting for Indie Authors

                   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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Good News from Ingram Spark

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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How Should I Price My e-Book?

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

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British English Translated

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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Ann Mock

Discovering Book Trailers

Discovering Book Trailers Ann Mock   August 2014 I published my first novel, The Union of the North and the South. Publishing involves three distinct processes: writing, editing, and marketing.  While the prospective author certainly anticipates the first step and probably recognizes the necessity of the second, the third is most likely to be a […]

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