Tag Archive: book promotion

A few more miles

Well, I said I’d run into snags with the launch of Perfume Island, which was to have been released two days ago. Actually, what I’ve run into is a cul de sac. I won’t… Continue reading

Thank you, Dan

I didn’t quite realise when setting out that in terms of difficulty, promoting a book is like stopping strangers in the street and asking them to buy a photograph of your baby. Not… Continue reading

Seeking Link Testers

As the release date for Perfume Island approaches – mid-September, most likely – I’m trying to get organised. Still a long way from marketing-savvy, but one thing that will happen is a two… Continue reading

ARC request

A recent post, How It Could Work, by Atthys Gage on Writers’ Co-op describes a five-step approach to promoting the book you’ve just written. That being the case with Perfume Island, I’m on step… Continue reading

W is for Writers’ Co-op

Number 23 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. There are four of us: G.D. Deckard, Atthys Gage, Mimi Speike and myself. Actually… Continue reading

S is for Surprise

Number 19 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. ‘It’s a glittering diamond. A four-leafed clover. An oasis in the desert.’ ‘So it’s… Continue reading

M is for Meizius

Number 13 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Why? Now that’s a good question. Why did I go through Meizius Publishing to… Continue reading

C is for Crazy

Number 3 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. My first attempt at writing a novel was back in the eighties. No, I… Continue reading

Bill and Ben, The Sandwich Men

Click on the sandwich board! Eh, Bill, how long have we been standing in that there widget on the side? Dunno, Ben, couple of months maybe? Why? Don’t you reckon it’s enough? What… Continue reading

What is a star?

Stars don’t twinkle at night or inspire thoughts about the universe. They sit in a row of five, all identical except for one crucial difference: some are golden, full, aglow with praise; others… Continue reading