Podcast Diary 2017

Paul’s Podcast Diary 050 (Saturday 27th May, 2017)

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Paul Teague authorWelcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 20th May, 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) This week's writing progress:

Burden of Guilt word count

2) Appearing at Amazon Academy in Edinburgh, representing The Alliance of Independent Authors:

Amazon Academy

3) I did a bit of author research this week! One of the characters in my Don't Tell Meg trilogy is a clairvoyant, Steven Terry.

He's only a minor character, but I like writing him, so I wanted to dig a little deeper!

Stephen Holbrook

4) I'm hoping to hit two targets by May 31st.

My first target was to achieve 100k page reads this month – this target has been hit:

Page reads

I am also hoping to break $1000 in book earnings this month – and become a 4-figure author at long last.

Finally, I'm hoping to hit my highest number of podcast downloads in one month by the end of May – I'd like to hit the 3000 downloads mark if I can.

5) ALLI Author Fringe event next weekend!

6) My guest blog post for Ingram Spark: http://www.ingramspark.com/blog/email-marketing-for-authors

7) My first author booking for March 2018 is for the Crime & Publishment event: https://www.facebook.com/CrimePublishment/

8) New Writing North: http://newwritingnorth.com/

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: http://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-most-sales-or-most-reads/

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

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.

Monday 10th December Edwin Downward - writer of Science Fiction Adventures here.

Monday 17th December John Hindmarsh- science fiction and thriller writer here.

Monday 24th December Gary Collins - author of The Simple Life book series here.

Monday 31st December Orna Ross- novelist, poet and Founder of the Alli and the Creativist Club here.

Monday 7th January Jeremy Thompson, the Managing Director of Troubador Publishing here.

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

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