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Chatting with Simon Haynes

Helen Ross Writes – supports Australia’s talented self published authors, small press publishing and independent publishers I just love ‘discovering’  talented Australian authors.  The talent here  is endless.  However, I seem to be drawn to writers with a quirky sense … Continue reading

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Review: The Self-Publisher’s Marketing Guide by Debbie Higgs

I believe  there are many  authors who think they have ‘made’ it once they have been given a publishing contract.  And that publishers will pull out all stops in regards to promotion and marketing of their book.  However, it is … Continue reading

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Interview 7. Why I published independently.

Interview # 7. Lorna Gregory, author of Miss Minnie The Frantic Poodle. Lorna realises the self publishing journey may have some steep hills but she is travelling with eyes wide open. Continue reading

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Interview 2. Why I self published.

As you know I am currently interviewing successful Australian self-published authors. The term successful is not confined to print runs and subsequent sales, but to an author who has not quitted writing because they couldn’t find a mainstream publisher. They have discovered other avenues to get their work out there, are enjoying their journey, and above all – they are still writing. I have chosen an eclectic mix of writers and have loved interviewing them and reading their stories. Each author is inspirational and amazing. And this week’s author is no exception. I’d like to kick off my second interview by welcoming Pauline Montagna to my blog. Continue reading

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Interview 1. Why I self published. An insight into the journey of a self published author.

Why I self published. #1. AN INTERVIEW WITH TANIA McCARTNEY Continue reading

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Want to self publish a children’s book?

Anyone who is following my blog, or who knows me, knows that I am very passionate about people (not only writers) who are self starters, have a dream, and go about making their dreams a reality. Continue reading

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New Page on blog – Articles

In 2006 I self published my first two books, thus having complete control of the preprinting/marketing process.

As a result, over the last couple of years I have been asked to write some articles on the preparation and process that took place. So have placed a new page on my blog, titled, Articles.
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