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5-Figure Fiction Formula by P Teague

Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 3rd November, 2018.

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 you're new to the podcast and want to easily access the back catalogue of podcast diaries, in chronological order, please check out this page.

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

Watch The Video Version – With Props!

This Week's Talking Points

1) Using Trello for author planning:

2) Great article on Amazon affiliate link usage for authors:

https://blog.geni.us/2018/03/23/amazon-associates-guide-to-getting-account-banned/

3) Patrick Sherriff's NaNoWriMo video:

Check out Patrick's YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQo8uX8npnC7DjZ-19JRsGg

4) Great article on Amazon affiliate link usage for authors:

https://blog.geni.us/2018/03/23/amazon-associates-guide-to-getting-account-banned/

5) My path to publication – 20 things which led to the publication of my first book

1 – Exercise book

Execrice book story
School exercise book with a very early story

2 – Mr Plum & Mr Apple

Mr Plum & Mr Apple stories
Mr Plum & Mr Apple stories

3 – Letter from Penguin

Penguin Books rejection letter
Penguin Books rejection letter

4 – Letter from Pan

Pan Books rejection letter
Pan Books rejection letter

5 – Reading Enid Blyton books at primary school

Childhood reading
Childhood reading

 

Childhood reading
Childhood reading

Professor Branestorm books

6 – TV – Flash Gordon/Buck Rogers/6 Million Dollar Man/Space 1999

Dinky Eagle toy
Dinky Eagle toy

7 – Writing plays at secondary school – A Christmas Carol – winning house drama on my script

School plays
School plays

8 – Tealby Newsheet

Teenage stories in the village magazine
Teenage stories in the village magazine

9 – James Hadley Chase [Apologies for the cover!]

There's a Hippie on the Highway - this inspired a love of thrillers
There's a Hippie on the Highway – this inspired a love of thrillers

10 – School magazine

School magazine
School magazine

11 – English A level texts

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12 – Radio 1 competition

Radio 1 letter
Radio 1 letter

13 – English Degree texts

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14 – Theatre Studies/Crucible

The Crucible play
The Crucible play

 

15 – College magazine editor

The Saint college magazine
The Saint college magazine
Letters from magazines
Letters from magazines

16 – Dissertation text – Dempster WillyNilly

Dempster WillyNilly - college dissertation story
Dempster WillyNilly – college dissertation story

17 – Teaching – poetry magazines/visiting authors/writing assemblies

Compiling poetry magazines as a teacher

18 – Radio – writing at speed/constructing a story

Saved radio shows on cassette!
Saved radio shows on cassette!
This book re-ignited my love of thrillers
This book re-ignited my love of thrillers

19 – IM – PDF books sold with products

My Internet Marketing books
My Internet Marketing books [these were all PDFs]
20 – Book with Phill

Total Marketing Success
Total Marketing Success

>> The Secret Bunker visit … it all began with The Secret Bunker!

Original Secret Bunker paperback
Original Secret Bunker paperback

Find out what happened next! My diaries start just after I wrote The Secret Bunker & The Grid trilogies – you can pick up the story here.

How to Start a Podcast by P Teague

This Week On Social Media

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update:

Paul's Podcast Diary Archive

You can access every episode of Paul's Podcast Diary, in chronological order, here.

 

How to Create & Sell Digital Products by P Teague

Alliance of Independent Authors

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