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Do You See Yourself As A Performance Poet?

August 22nd, 2014

Performance-Poetry-blogFirst, thanks to Andy for last Friday’s blog. It’s great to hear that he’s having so much success with his books. But it just goes to show that once you’ve finished your book you can’t just rest on your laurels. These days you’ve got to be proactive if you want to make an impact – especially if your work is self-published. Read the rest of this entry »




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So You Think Writing’s Easy Do You?

August 20th, 2014

editing-blogRight, listen. I’ve got to get this off my chest – writing is no simple thing. Read the rest of this entry »




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An End to Writing Chaos

August 18th, 2014

Messy-Filing-Cabinate-blogThis week I’m going to get organised! How long have I been saying that? All the submissions, letters, emails, those half-finished conversations; I really do mean to keep track of them. It’s just, well, to be honest, admin’ is so mind-bogglingly BORING. I’d rather watch the grass grow. Read the rest of this entry »




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Seven Essential Tips for Selling Your Kindle Book

August 15th, 2014

I published my e-book, ‘The Dark Side – Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic’ on Kindle 18 months ago. I’m proud to say that I’ve sold approximately 3,500-4,000 copies to date. Since publication, it has never been out of the top ten best sellers list in the Allied Health Professionals sub-genre, often taking the number one position.  It has remained in the top 40,000 in the UK Kindle charts for the majority of the past 18 months and continues to sell on a daily basis. I published ‘The Dark Side, Part 2’ a few weeks ago and that is already selling just as well.

So, how did I do it? These are my tips: Read the rest of this entry »




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Let it Flow – Spontaneity in Writing

August 13th, 2014

Morpurgo.FBDid you hear Michael Morpurgo on BBC Radio last Thursday? talking about the Wicked Young Writers competition, along with shortlisted finalist Susanna Tredinnick, age 10. Susanna had entered a poem called ‘The Most Annoying Thing About My Little Brother,’ and both she and it were fabulous. I wish I could write like that! Read the rest of this entry »




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