Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 27: Maggie James

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Maggie JamesMaggie James is a British author who lives in Bristol and writes psychological suspense novels.

Before turning her hand to writing, Maggie worked mainly as an accountant, with a diversion into practising as a nutritional therapist.

She's best known for her thrillers, but also writes about non-fiction topics, in particular nutrition, but she has also written a book about writing, called Write Your Novel! From Getting Started to First Draft.

Recently she accepted a publishing deal with Amazon's Lake Union imprint, which will involve the republication of her first novel, His Kidnapper's Shoes.

In addition, Lake Union will publish Maggie's  sixth fiction title, Burning Obsession, which is currently undergoing editing and revision.

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Find Out More: 

Maggie's website and blog: https://www.maggiejamesfiction.com/

Maggie's Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/Maggie-James/e/B00BS9LVMI

Maggie James on The Write With Impact podcast: https://www.writewithimpact.com/maggie-james-shows-you-how-to-publish-your-first-novel/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MJamesFiction/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mjamesfiction

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/pub/maggie-james/64/381/727

Google+ : https://plus.google.com/101511690389687930651

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/828751.Maggie_James

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/maggiejamesfict/

Congratulations to Maggie for her wonderful success in the 2016 Bards and Sages eFestival of Words awards!

2016 Bards and Sages eFestival of Words awards

Talking points:

“The Snowflake Guy” – Randy Ingermanson:  https://www.advancedfictionwriting.com/

Pro-Writing Aid editing software: https://self-publishing-academy.com/PRA [Affiliate link]

The Crime Writer's Guide to Police Practice and Procedure by Michael O'Byrne: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crime-Writers-Police-Practice-Procedure/dp/0709086318

NaNoWriMo: https://nanowrimo.org/ [Recommended for new & existing writers, takes place November 1-30]

Awesome Gang e-book offers: https://awesomegang.com/

Book Hippo e-book offers: https://bookhippo.uk/

Bargain Books e-book offers: https://www.bargainbooks.co.za/

BookBub, book promotion site: https://www.bookbub.com/home/

Scrivener: https://self-publishing-academy.com/SC [Affiliate link]

Weebly websites: https://www.weebly.com/uk

Wix websites: https://www.wix.com/

Note: My personal recommendation is to create author websites in WordPress. See https://getbook.at/author-platform and https://getbook.at/wp001

BabelCube: https://www.babelcube.com/ [Sell translations of books]

Amazon imprints: https://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html

Bards & Sages Awards: https://www.bardsandsages.com/speculative_fiction/readers_choice_awards

Episode 27, release date Monday 5th September, 2016

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 2nd September 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-new-indie-horizons/

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