First of all, I want to apologise for being so quiet over the last few weeks. I went away on what I thought would be a wonderful 4-week trip to France, England and Germany and, in my wildest dreams, I never imagined that I’d have a medical emergency. Right at the end of our time in England, I woke up to find myself in hospital for a few days. A week later, we flew back home and I’ve been trying to get back to my normal self ever since. Continue reading
In Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore Author Update, Sally Cronin was kind enough to include D.G.Kaye’s wonderful review of Desolation Bluff. And congratulations to the other writers featured here on their fabulous reviews.
Welcome to the first of the author updates this week.. More talented writers with recent reviews.
The first author today is non-fiction author D.G. Kayewith a recent review for her memoir P.S. I Forgive You: A Broken Legacy. Debby is here in both capacities today as an author and a reviewer
About the book
“I hurt for her. She wasn’t much of a mother, but she was still my mother.”
Confronted with resurfacing feelings of guilt, D.G. Kaye is tormented by her decision to remain estranged from her dying emotionally abusive mother after resolving to banish her years ago, an event she has shared in her book Conflicted Hearts. In P.S. I Forgive You, Kaye takes us on a compelling heartfelt journey as she seeks to understand the roots of her mother’s narcissism, let go of past hurts, and find forgiveness for both her mother and herself.
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As the year comes to an end, I’ve started to think about my plans for 2019. Do you like to make New Year resolutions? Many people don’t like that term because those noble intentions are so often forgotten or abandoned after a few weeks. But I like to set some definite goals to work towards over the next twelve months. Continue reading
Have you been thinking about some New Year’s Resolutions? I think that’s a great way to prepare for the start of another year, and they help to remind us of the things that are most important to us. I really want to make the most of next year, so here’s my list of top priorities for 2018. Continue reading
I recently enrolled my books in KDP Select, which means they are now available exclusively on Amazon and available on Kindle Unlimited. Here are five quick tips I learned that you may find useful if you are new to KDP Select or are considering whether to enrol any of your titles.
Many thanks to Chris Graham from The Story Reading Ape Blog for publishing my article: 13 Things to do after publishing your next book.
You have already published your first book. As part of that process, you set up your author pages on Amazon and other distribution sites such as Smashwords. You also established your own website, Facebook author page, Goodreads Author page, Twitter account and accounts on other social media platforms.
Now the time has come to publish your next book. You upload it and, hey presto, a short time later your precious creation goes live. Here is a list of thirteen housekeeping jobs to attend to before beginning the hard work of post-publication marketing.
1. Assemble your Buyer Links
Assemble a list of the new buyer links for adding to your website, signatures and posts.
2. Your Amazon Author Pages
Update your author pages on Amazon USA, UK, France, Germany and Japan: claim the new book and modify your biography.
3. The Author Page on other distribution sites, such as Smashwords
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Many thanks to Chris from The Story Reading Ape Blog for posting my article about having mini-goals.Here is the link to that article:
Reading fiction is great for your health. On 6th September 2016, I was thrilled to have an article published on Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog. Continue reading
Here are some excerpts from reviews of The Magus Covenant – Book 1 in The Jotham Fletcher Mystery Thriller Series.
“Exciting new series that leaves you wanting more immediately!” – Review on Amazon Continue reading
I was fortunate enough to be featured in an interview on Writer’s Treasure Chest. Continue reading
I felt very honoured to have The Rock of Magus included in the Smorgasbord Summer Reading series, presented by the wonderful Sally Cronin.
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I was thrilled to be a guest on the inspirational Sizzling Towards Sixty website.
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I’d love to hear what you think.
Learn the difference between these words and you will never get them confused again.
The words there, their and they’re are the source of endless confusion. Continue reading
One of the most common mistakes in writing is the misuse of either its or it’s. Continue reading
I was delighted when Sue Loncaric from Sizzling Towards Sixty invited me to write about achieving my dream of becoming an author.
Sue’s website is an inspiration for anyone who wants to reach their full potential and live their life to the full. Continue reading