Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary (Saturday 14th January 2017)

Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 14th January 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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This Week's Talking Points

1) ALLi self-publishing Q&A on Tuesday 17th January: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZk1BhdGq8g&feature=youtu.be

Alli membership: https://www.paulteague.com/alli [Affiliate link]

2) My writing progress this week:

Dead of Night 001

3) I use The Results Machine to time my uninterrupted writing stints in 1 hr + 1 hr + 1.5 hr blocks.

I beat the clock today, writing my first 2k words in that first 60-minute session.

The Action Machine is exactly the same software, just a different name.

Here is my affiliate link: https://www.paulteague.com/AM

The Results Machine

4) Here are my new book covers:

Paul Teague Thrillers

5) Here is the holding cover for my new thriller:

Dead of Night by Paul Teague

6) I ordered those covers from fiverr via https://www.fiverr.com/lisabook/design-professional-book-cover-08cef513-b312-4301-a9ca-8875b29ad7b6

7) I'm going to use Vellum to format my books from now on: https://vellum.pub/

To use Vellum on a regular PC, you can access MacInCloud, which lets you use a virtual machine: https://www.macincloud.com/

Here is my blog post & video showing you how to do this: https://www.paulteague.com/how-to-use-vellum-on-a-pc/

8) Listing in Kindle Scout: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/submit

9) Dave Jackson's School of Podcasting: https://schoolofpodcasting.com/

Also see

John Lee Dumas: https://www.eofire.com/

Cliff Ravenscraft: https://podcastanswerman.com/

10) Writing tools

Scrivener: https://www.paulteague.com/scrivener [Affiliate link]

The Novel Factory: https://www.paulteague.com/novelfactory

Save The Cat: https://www.savethecat.com/

11) My recommended hosting service: https://www.paulteague.com/SG [Affiliate link]

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-in-praise-of-print/

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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

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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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