Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary 033 (Saturday 28th January, 2017)

How To Use Vellum On A PC

Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 28th 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) Another 5k words of Dead of Night written this week, running total is about 16k at the moment.

Total target word count is 50k.

Dead of Night word count

2) Dragon Dictation software: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/DRAGON [Affiliate link with 20% off]

3) My InstaFreebie demo pages:

Demo 1: https://freebie-books.com/dystopian-scifi

Demo 2: https://freebie-books.com/dystopian-scifi-3/

Demo 3: https://freebie-books.com/thrillers/

Page preference poll on an InstaFreebie Facebook group – the small image version was the one that I preferred too, so in spite of the poor vote stats, I'll go with that version:

Poll results

4) Author Platform Sidekick: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/APS [My affiliate link]

This is the Twitter profile that Ian built up from 200+ followers: https://twitter.com/secretbunkerfan

5) Annie Weir's PLR earnings:

Listen to Annie's interview at https://self-publishing-journeys.com/episode-2-annie-weir/

6) Vellum formatting software: https://vellum.pub/

How to use Vellum with a PC: https://www.paulteague.com/how-to-use-vellum-on-a-pc/

7) Flight Plan – this is one of my favourite books:

8) Kindle Scout: https://kindlescout.amazon.com/

9) My recommended website service is SiteGround: https://paulteague.com/siteground

Create Your Own eBook Cover

Recommended Event - The 7th Self-Publishing Conference (27th April, 2019

The Self Publishing Conference

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-getting-the-word-out/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Monday 22nd October Jonathan de Montfort - first-time author and creator of De Montfort Literature here.

Monday 29th October Jon Evans - Space Marine author who co-writes with his brother here.

Monday 5th November Julie Stock - indie author of contemporary romance from around the world here.

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

Recommended for listing on Google Play and distributing books to China ...

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