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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 4th February, 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

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This Week's Talking Points

1) This week's writing progress – 5092 words written with a 21,076 total to date:

Dead of Night progress

This is the book that I'm writing:

Dead of Night

2) My rejection this week was from Moth books:

3) Instafreebie: [My affiliate link]

4) Zapier (used for moving leads from Mailchimp to GetResponse):

5) Mailchimp: [My affiliate link]

I use this for training purposes, it's great for beginners but as you build your list you'll probably want to progress to another tool.

GetResponse: [My affiliate link]

This is the email marketing service that I've used for several years.

6) ACX for audiobooks:

7) Vellum:

My article about using Vellum on a PC rather than a Mac:

8) Alliance of Independent Authors – highly recommended for all indie authors! [My affiliate link]

9) Another tax update sorted, with 0% retention in the USA:

Tax update


This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update:

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