Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary (Saturday 25th February)

Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 25th 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 paul@paulteague.com.

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This Week's Talking Points

Late Breaking News!

The Grid 1 was just announced as a finalist in the Wishing Shelf Awards:

The Wishing Shelf Awards

The Wishing Shelf Awards

Hear my interview with the creator of the awards – Edward Trayer – here:

1) This week's writing progress = 5201 words, taking The Murder Place up to over 36k words now.

The first draft should be written by 17th March now, if I can turn around editing fast enough, I hope to release this book on 3rd May.

Paul's writing progress

2) New subscribers since February 1st, all due to my use of InstaFreebie:

Getresponse subscribers

Get InstaFreebie: https://self-publishing-journeys.com/IF [My affiliate link]

My Instafreebie promo page for my 6-12 March event – don't share yet please 🙂 https://freebie-books.com/

3) The Alli Author Fringe (online) event: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/5-week-countdown-to-indie-author-fringe/

Alliance of Independent Authors: https://paulteague.com/ALLI [My affiliate link]

4) My book pre-sales book listings on Amazon:

Don't Tell Meg: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06WWFJLC3/

The Murder Place: https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B06WWPFCQ7/

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

Email response from Kindle Scout:

Kindle Scout

6) I highly recommend Vellum for formatting your ebooks: https://vellum.pub/

If you use a PC, here is how you can access Vellum without a MAC: https://paulteague.com/how-to-use-vellum-on-a-pc/

7) I've decided to have a go at getting my thrillers formatted for Createspace – I'm taking http://www.frostbitepublishing.com/ out for a spin … I'll let you know how it goes 🙂

This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-starting-out/

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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

Podcast interviews move to first Monday of every month from Monday 7th May, 2018

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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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