Paul’s Podcast Diary (Saturday 10th February, 2018)

Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 10th February, 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 I ever miss something out, or you'd like more information, just drop me an email at paul@paulteague.com.

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This Week's Talking Points

1) Friday's word count, hopefully another 5k to come on Saturday:Word count 35k

2) My 20Books Top 10:

– I found ‘my people’ ie people who are in the same zone as me

– I got great tips on writing & promotion

– I met fab writers and made brilliant connections

– Got pix & guests for podcast

– I felt part of something much bigger than me

– I found out that people listen to – like and value my podcast

– I had a great time

– I realised that these crazy successful authors are just regular people – like me and you – doing the work, day-in, day-out

– Met lots of pals in person …  Tim Lewis, Meg Jolly, Alison Ingleby, Adam Nichols, Gurbir Singh, John Hindmarsh, Joanna Penn, Geoff Smith, Clare Sager, Dan Wilcox, Julie Cordiner, Jay Tinsiano, Jon Cronshaw, Clare Lydon, Euan Lawson as well as new pal Sam Livy who’s very involved in supporting 20Books …  Mandy Marshall, Barry Hutchison, Debbie Young, Alison Morton (great conversation about swearing in books) Wendy Jones, Felicity Douglas and MANY MORE!

– It made me determined to keep on keeping on

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[L-R] Debbie Young, Wendy Jones and Felicity Douglas … they're laughing because I just told them I want to be a best-selling author 🙂

3) Crime and Publishment: http://www.crimeandpublishment.co.uk/

4) Crime Fest: http://www.crimefest.com/

5) Buck Books: http://buckbooks.net/promotions/

Bargain Booksy: https://www.bargainbooksy.com/for-authors/

6) Sarah Hardy's blog: https://bytheletterbookreviews.com/

7) Twitter comments:

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-epub-and-you/

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Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Episode 113: Julie Cordiner/Two Non-Fiction Books Published, Now Editing Two Draft Novels Find out more

Episode 114: Gurbir Singh/Author of book about Indian Space Programme Find out more

Episode 115: Clare Sager/Debut Fantasy Novelist Find out more

Episode 116: Miles Hudson/School text book writer & self-published author Find out more

Episode 117: Barry Hutchison/Writer of books, comics and things for the telly Find out more

Podcast interviews move to first Monday of every month from Monday 7th May, 2018

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Find Out More:

I post my social & digital marketing information – including ‘how-to' items about self-publishing  – at https://www.paulteague.com/

My author websites are:

https://thesecretbunker.net/ [Sci-fi/dystopian trilogy]

https://thegridtrilogy.com/ [Sci-fi/dystopian trilogy]

https://paulteague.co.uk/ [Thrillers]

https://paulteague.net/ [General author website]

https://www.facebook.com/paulteagueauthor/ [My Facebook author page]

https://twitter.com/secretbunkerfan [My Twitter author page]

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