Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary 048 (Saturday 13th May, 2017)

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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 13th May, 2017.

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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Note: This episode contains some pretty mild cussing, but if you're very sensitive or have kids around, you may like to listen with caution.

This Week's Talking Points

1) This week's writing progress:

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2) Over 14000 unique clicks were generated in my Crime/Thriller Giveaway at https://freebie-books.com/crime-thrillers-may2017/

Ian Sutherland was the top promoter, sending 3500+ unique clicks, many of those directly via his Twitter accounts.

Check out Ian's Author Platform Sidekick service: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/APS [Affiliate link]

3) My Dead of Night proof copy arrived – I have 10 x fiction paperback books now:

4) I've now put Self-Publishing Journeys on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SelfPublishingJourneys/

5) Avril McDonald's new book:

6) Sarah Painter's Worried Writer podcast (highly recommended!) at http://www.worriedwriter.com/ and her first self-published book:

7) Books2Read service https://www.books2read.com/ (highly recommended!)

8) My crappy Amazon review – note the anonymity of the reviewer who simultaneously gets to screw up my chances of shifting the book and remain hidden in the shadows!

9) Reminder! Amazon Academy event in Edinburgh on 23rd May http://selfpublishingadvice.org/amazon-academy/

10) Reminder! ALLi Indie Author Fringe event on June 3rd http://selfpublishingadvice.org/6-weeks-until-bookexpo-indie-author-fringe-2017-are-you-ready-to-sell-more-books/

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-this-book-is-brought-to-you-by/

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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