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BEST PAGE FORWARD

I seldom recommend specific services to authors but Bryan Cohen has to be an exception. When we had major Amazon KDP problems it was he who helped sort it with Amazon. Anyway his Best Page Forward teaches ads, writes blurbs, … Continue reading

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FOUND SHEPHERD – NEW BOOK REVIEW SITE

Format is a recommended author who chooses and reviews 5 books on a chosen subject. My subject is 5 Books To Make You Love Istanbul – visit https://shepherd.com/best-books/to-make-you-love-istanbul

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SADLY GONE: CARLOS MEDINA Circus Aerialist 1950-2022 (‘More Swings Than Roundabouts’ by John Wright)

https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/whats-on/music-nightlife-news/carlos-medina-gay-village-circus-25008115

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CALLING WEST YORKSHIRE…

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AUTHOR CITY BIRMINGHAM EVENT – NOW 15th JULY 2023

Slightly better news since first draft of this post. The disheartening message was that we’d paid to book the Council House all day for 16th July 2022 over two years ago but Birmingham City Council unilaterally cancelled our contract in … Continue reading

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ZOOM IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS

The 16th April New Street Authors meeting for which Andrew Sparke forgot to prepare a suitably wild story about how he lost his front tooth.

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PUBLISHING TRAPS

Constantly amazed that having completed the hard graft of writing a book, many authors don’t research indie publishing and end up paying large sums to predatory companies whose main income comes from authors rather than readers. So my response to … Continue reading

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