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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 15th December, 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

This Week's Talking Points

1) StoryShop plotting tool:

2) My podcast pre-records:

3) My Facebook author page:

4) Some screen shots from my promos:

5) Bookfunnel update report:

Phase 6 – 214 [2nd]
The Grid 1 – 180 [5th]

DTM – 141 [14th]

DofN – 286 [2nd]

Crime = 4487 claims

Sci-Fi = 3837 claims

175 new subscribers in MailerLite

6) Paid promo results:

Kindle Nation Daily [150 on day of promo]

Freebooksy & Fussy Librarian [1147 on day of promo]

564 downloads from Ereader News Today

7) Great podcast: SFFMP 210: Selling More at Kobo, Relying Less on Amazon, and What’s Coming for Authors in 2019 at

8) Kirsten Oliphant's ‘Pick One Thing' episode:

9) Chris Fox's Write To Market book:

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10) Show, Don't Tell book:

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This Week On Social Media

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update:

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