Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 21: David J Robertson

David Robertson and MistyIt takes many writers years and years to finally set pen to paper.

Author David Robertson has possibly had a more rocky ride than most.

David is a former engineer who got his first book published after three shattering life events.

This is in spite of being told 10 years ago that he should get an agent for a sci-fi fantasy novel that he started in 2006.

David is a dog-lover too, and he uses his interest as the inspiration for his writing.

Find Out More:

David's website: https://www.mistybooks.net/

Misty Books on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mistybooks2015

Follow David on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Misty_Books

David's first video interview (added 2017)

Talking points:

Self-publishing with Matador books: https://www.troubador.co.uk/matador.asp

Illustrations by Ian R. Ward: https://www.ianrward.co.uk/

Episode 6 – how Nina Ratcliffe sells her books at shows: https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-6-nina-ratcliffe/

Orla the guide dog: https://twitter.com/orlaguidedog

Episode 21, release date Monday 25th July, 2016

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Paul’s Podcast Diary

1) This week's progress with The Murder Place – 14,305 first draft words over 2 days:

This week's writing

2) Dave Chesson's podcast recommendations.

There are some podcasts that I haven't heard of here, so I'll be checking them out: https://kindlepreneur.com/best-podcasts-for-writers-and-self-publishers/

My podcast recommendations: https://www.paulteague.com/essential-listening-for-self-published-writers/

3) Self-Publishing Magazine: https://www.selfpublishingmagazine.co.uk/ [Recommended!]

I'll be writing an article about things you need to do as an author to turn yourself into a great podcast guest.

4) Alliance of Independent Authors blog: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/ [Recommended!]

5) Podcast interviews recorded this week – and coming soon:

Ashley Lister: https://twitter.com/ashleylister [Erotic fiction]

Maggie James: https://twitter.com/mjamesfiction [Psychological thrillers]

Peter O’Connor: https://bespokebookcovers.com/ [Book cover designer]

Griselda Heppel: https://twitter.com/GriseldaHeppel [Adapts Classics for children]

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Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

[July 2] Episode 118: Wendy Jones/Scottish Crime Writer Find out more

[August 6th] Episode 119: Debbie Young/Cosy Crime Writer & ALLi blog editor Find out more

[Sept 3rd] Episode 120: Peter Mortimer/Poet, Playwright, Author & Publisher Find out more

Podcast diaries continue weekly over summer, interviews resume regularly with episode 241 on Monday 1st October 2018

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 22 July 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-writing-on-the-go/

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