Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 98: Carol Rivers & Chris Wood

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Carol RiversEpisode 98, release date Monday 15th January, 2018

Carol Rivers' writing life began with short stories for women’s magazines, then novellas and eventually, sagas written for Simon & Schuster.

She writes East End of London sagas which are set between the two World Wars, with gritty issues and feisty heroines and quite a bit of mischief.

Carol's pen name is Parker Dee and her new series of self-published books are contemporary romances set in the tranquil British countryside, often with doctors and nurses as central characters, under the title under the title of Dishy Doc Series.

Carol is turning all her published hard copy work into eBook form and now pursuing an indie author career alongside her husband, Chris, as they enjoy the exciting venture of independent publishing with their new line of contemporary romances.

Find Out More:

1) Writing website: http://www.carolrivers.com/

2) Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/carol.rivers1/

3) Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/carol_rivers

4) Amazon author page for Carol Rivers: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Carol-Rivers/e/B0034OZ23O/

5) Amazon author page for Parker Dee: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Parker-Dee/e/B074HH7HKG/

6) Carol's promo video on YouTube:

Interview Talking Points:

1) Ashley Lister writes (among other things) erotic fiction.

Check out his interview here: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-25-ashley-lister/

2) Mills & Boon: https://www.millsandboon.co.uk/

3) Simon & Schuster: http://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/

4) Bloodhound Books: http://www.bloodhoundbooks.com/

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

6) Pixelmaror Pro software: http://www.pixelmator.com/pro/

7) BookBub promos: https://partners.bookbub.com/users/sign_in

8) Canva: https://www.canva.com/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors April 1st 2016 news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-who-owns-an-indies-words/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Monday 22nd October Jonathan de Montfort - first-time author and creator of De Montfort Literature here.

Monday 29th October Jon Evans - Space Marine author who co-writes with his brother here.

Monday 5th November Julie Stock - indie author of contemporary romance from around the world here.

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

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2 Comments

  • Carol Rivers

    Reply Reply January 15, 2018

    A very enjoyable interview, Paul (for us!) Thanks for the welcome and making us feel at home. Proud to share our hot gossip and the awesome world of #Indie.

    • Paul Teague

      Reply Reply January 15, 2018

      Thanks very much for being guests on the show, I had great fun chatting to both of you 🙂

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