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Self-Publishing: what I learned from the gurus

Self-publishing has come of age. According to one respected academic, it is now just another arm of the publishing industry. This is one of the inspiring messages that I brought away from the recent Matador self-publishing conference. In this third blog … Continue reading

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Self-publishing? Take a tip from Leicester

On the same day that Leicester celebrated its Premier League win, the city also hosted Matador’s annual self-publishing conference. A tenuous connection? Perhaps. But there are similarities between the trials of the football team and the tribulations of the self-publisher. … Continue reading

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15 Top Tips for Book Festival gigs

Be clear about your objectives. What do you want from your book festival appearance? Publicity, book sales, a chance to communicate with your readers? Use objectives to plan your strategy. Will you be paid? Be sure to discuss this with … Continue reading

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