2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 152 (Saturday 11th May, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 11th May, 2019. Coming up this week: I caught up after my slacking day last week – I’ve written over 20k words since we last spoke! I’m back to BookBub again with another submission for a book promo My thrillers are no longer listed wide … the pincer…

Continue Reading →

Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 136: Kirsten Oliphant

Kirsten Oliphant is a writer, blogger, and presenter of the excellent ‘Create If Writing’ podcast. At first, she tended to focus more on internet marketing tips and tools,and had published a variety of books online with some success. However, in 2018, Kirsten doubled-down on her writing and began to write sweet romance books – to…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 151 (Saturday 4th May, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 4th May, 2019. Coming up this week: How I just achieved my highest number of replies to a mailout EVER … and no, they weren’t refund requests! What I learned from finally getting around to listening to a couple of audio books by Dean Wesley Smith I’ll be…

Continue Reading →

Paul’s Podcast Diary 150 (Saturday 27th April, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 27th April, 2019 – this is diary episode 150! Coming up this week: The Secret Bunker has been submitted to BookBub for the 14th time – but did it get accepted? I had hoped to start writing my next psychological thriller on Thursday – I’ll reveal if I…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 149 (Saturday 20th April, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 20th April, 2019. Coming up this week: Military science-fiction book 3 has been dispatched – now it’s just a waiting game Why I MAY have to move my writing dates this month! I get to record a podcast interview with a new self-publishing superstar! This diary charts my…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 148 (Saturday 13th April, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 13th April, 2019. Coming up this week: A 5-day warning from KDP Select! I’m back in non-fiction after a quick polish and re-release My quest to improve my self-editing skills gathers pace thanks to feedback from listeners to this podcast 🙂 This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 147 (Saturday 6th April, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 6th April, 2019. Coming up this week: I’ve got my Q2 goals all teed up and ready to go – I’ll let you know what I’ll be up to between April & June this year I’ve made a radical change in favour of KDP Select – I’ll share…

Continue Reading →

Paul’s Podcast Diary 3-Year Anniversary Editions

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Thursday 4th April, 2019. Coming up this week: It’s a celebration of 3 years of this podcast today! To mark the occasion, I’m going to share 50 things that I’ve learned which may be useful If you’re new to the podcast, this will be useful as a jumping off…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 146 (Saturday 30th March, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 30th March, 2019. Coming up this week: It’s the end of the first quarter of the year – I’ll be reviewing what’s been achieved and what has not! Book 3, draft 1 is finished – but is writing at that speed a good thing to aspire to? PLUS…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 145 (Saturday 23rd March, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 23rd March, 2019. Coming up this week: The end is in sight – I’m going to cross the finish line writing three books between mid-January and March … I’ve the results of my 13th submission of The Secret Bunker to BookBub … Why I’m cross with Kobo this…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 144 (Saturday 16th March, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 16th March, 2019. Coming up this week: It’s on! I signed the contract for my Military Sci-Fi collaboration this week … I can now share the details with you 🙂 After much dithering, I’m finally RE-booked in to 20Books Edinburgh Why I’m tweaking my writing plans – AGAIN!…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 143 (Saturday 9th March, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 9th March, 2019. Coming up this week: My 2nd book of the year is now completed after a 4-day writeathon last week I take an unscheduled skive day because it’s all proven a bit too much My BookBub promo continues to spread the love This diary charts my…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 142 (Saturday 2nd March, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 2nd March, 2019. Coming up this week: Why there are signs of diminishing returns on BookBub this week The results of my three list-building promos which have been running this week We’re into the home straight as I’m now into the final 10k words of my second book…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 141 (Saturday 23rd February, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 23rd February, 2019. Coming up this week: The countdown is on for Monday’s latest BookBub promo – I’ll tell you how I’ve been warning up It’s a list-building frenzy this week and I’m taking part in THREE new events I’ll be over the half-way line for my second…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 140 (Saturday 16th February, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 16th February, 2019. Coming up this week: I’m back on BookFunnel and BookSweeps building up my list of subscribers The first of my new-style blog posts was published this week – all created with the help of my readers! How I simplified my systems this week by re-publishing…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 139 (Saturday 9th February, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 9th February, 2019. Coming up this week: ‘The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry’ … it’s certainly been one of those weeks! It’s curtains for some of my paperbacks – I’ll explain why I did it … Covers and edits have been booked in until…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 138 (Saturday 2nd February, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 2nd February, 2019. Coming up this week: I’m going to make it! My first 50k book to be written in 3 weeks! It’s a ‘promo-fest’ with ads booked with BookSweeps, Amazon, Bargain Booksy and another submission to BookBub AND I’m talking BookBrush, Lockscreen ads, email newsletters and more!…

Continue Reading →

2019 Podcast Diary

Paul’s Podcast Diary 137 (Saturday 26th January, 2019)

Welcome to Paul’s Podcast Diary for Saturday 26th January, 2019. Coming up this week: What have this week’s word count and a rocket got it common? It’s a double-decking from BookBub! Lock screen adds and list-building – How I’ve been promoting this week. This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes…

Continue Reading →