Paul's Podcast Diary 2016

Paul’s Podcast Diary 011 (Monday 18th July, 2016)

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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Monday 18th July 2016.

This diary charts my self-publishing journey – the ups the downs, the successes and the failures.

Everything goes into this diary, week-by-week, but you'll also find it a source of great tips, resources, tools, podcast recommendations and so on.

If I ever miss something out, or you'd like more information, just drop me an email at paul@paulteague.com.

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Paul’s Podcast Diary

1) Getting Away With Murder event in Cumbria  – how to write a compelling crime novel: https://www.firstpagecourses.com/

Course runs 31st October – 4th November, early-bird ticketing until 31st July.

2) Recent purchase – Save The Cat! I've heard so many people recommend this book and I can't find it on Audible, so I decided to buy it 🙂

Save The Cat!

3) The Murder Place, my second thriller, is now up to 21k+ first-draft words:

The Murder Place 15th July

Don't Tell Meg has now been edited and sent to my copy editor and proof-reader, Helen Fazal.

Helen has the book until end August, or thereabouts.

You can find out more about Helen's work here: https://www.self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-13-helen-fazal/

4) Guests coming soon to this podcast:

Molly Looby: https://twitter.com/MollyLooby [YA & hybrid publishing]

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

Janet Murray: https://twitter.com/jan_murray [PR & writing a book in 30 days]

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]

5) The Author School: https://www.theauthorschool.com/ [Recommended!]

6) Join The Alliance of Independent Authors: https://self-publishing-academy.com/alli [Affiliate link]

7) Grammarly: https://self-publishing-academy.com/grammarly [Affiliate link]

Recommended Online Event [9th-11th September 2016]

The Festival of Writing is held every year.

This year it’s at at the University of York, in September.

It’s not a self-publishing event, but as a self-published author, I got immense value from this event last year.

I will be attending all weekend this year, I hope to see you there!

More information here: https://www.writersworkshop.co.uk/FestivalofWriting2016.html

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Friday 15th July 2016: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-indie-success/

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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