Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 62: Jason Blacker

How To Use Vellum On A PC

Jason BlackerEpisode 62, release date Monday 8th May, 2017

Jason Blacker writes mystery fiction and literary fiction as well as poetry and daily haikus at his haiku blog.

Jason's stories range from Adventure to Zombies, though he's best known for his Lady Marmalade cozy mysteries and his Anthony Carrick hardboiled mysteries.

Jason received an incredible 300 rejections from traditional publishers before turning to self-publishing, here he deploys lots of online marketing techniques to promote his work.

Find Out More:

Jason's Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jason-Blacker/e/B0051QUDA0

Jason's website: http://jasonblacker.com/

Jason Blacker on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2156914.Jason_Blacker

Follow Jason on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jasonblacker

Jason Blacker on Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/jasonblacker

Jason's Haiku website: http://haiqueue.com/

Talking Points:

1) More about the Pomodoro technique http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/the-pomodoro-technique-is-it-right-for-you.html

2) Scrivener https://self-publishing-academy.com/SC [My affiliate link]

3) Vellum software https://vellum.pub/

How to use Vellum on a PC https://paulteague.com/how-to-use-vellum-on-a-pc/

4) ConvertKit website https://convertkit.com/

I use GetResponse https://paulteague.com/getresponse [My affiliate link]

I'm currently moving over to MailerLite https://paulteague.com/ML [My affiliate link]

5) My sci-fi/dystopian Instafreebie Giveaway https://freebie-books.com/

My Crime/Thriller Giveaway https://freebie-books.com/crime-thrillers/

InstaFreebie https://self-publishing-journeys.com/IF [My affiliate link]

Use Zapier to automate the InstaFreebie process https://zapier.com/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-ebooks-are-not-in-crisis/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Over summer, interview episodes are running on the first Monday of every month, while I perform essential mainatenance on my author and podcasting business.

Paul's Podcast Diary episodes continue as-per normal, running every Saturday.

Normal service resumes on Monday 1st October.

Monday 6th August Debbie Young, Cosy Mystery Writer - find out more here.

Monday 3rd September Peter Mortimer, Hybrid author and founder of a publishing company - find out more here.

Monday 1st October Weekly interviews continue from this date

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