Welcome to Paul's Podcast Diary Season 5, Episode 18 for Saturday 13th May 2023.
Show notes for this week's episode …
1) My graphics have arrived!
The 3D versions were made using https://www.myecovermaker.com/
The covers were designed by Elizabeth Mackey at https://www.elizabethmackeygraphics.com/
The 3D boxsets were created by https://www.fiverr.com/dhananjayaeffec/design-kindle-3d-box-set-ebook-dvd-cd-cover-from-your-existing-2d-book-cover
2) Tech services I'm using:
3) Google Analytics alternative: https://piwik.pro/
4) Beta readers vs ARC readers https://www.draft2digital.com/blog/beta-readers-vs-arc-readers-whats-the-difference/
5) 7 x KDP tips https://selfpublishingadvice.org/kdp-tips-for-indie-authors/
6) Writing a page-turner https://www.thenovelry.com/blog/aa-dhand
7) How to write a best seller https://www.thenovelry.com/blog/paula-hawkins
8) Three Key Elements of Crime fiction https://www.thenovelry.com/blog/elements-of-crime-fiction
9) Suspense Writing: 5 Top Tips https://www.thenovelry.com/blog/suspense-writing-tips
10) Writing Mistakes Writers Make: Holding Back https://www.writersdigest.com/be-inspired/writing-mistakes-writers-make-holding-back
11) Business Musings: Go Wide or Run Away or Amazon Fail by Kristine Kathryn Rusch https://kriswrites.com/2023/05/03/business-musings-go-wide-or-run-away-or-amazon-fail/ [First heard on Joanna Penn’s podcast]