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Indie Author Top Tip for Good Looking Books

One aspect of self publishing that can be particularly daunting is formatting your ebooks and print books for publication. While you can pay someone to format your books for you, it can be expensive, and complicated should you want to update the front and back matter of your books as you continue to publish. Kindle… Continue reading Indie Author Top Tip for Good Looking Books

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Original Fiction: Dead Jimmy and the Wine Cellar

It came as no surprise that millionaire wine merchant, Oscar O’Brien, lived in a mansion with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Castletown Bay, but I had no idea what Uncle Jimmy and I were doing in his spotless kitchen on a sunny Wednesday morning. “I’ve been robbed.” O’Brien reminded me of a lumberjack, with his… Continue reading Original Fiction: Dead Jimmy and the Wine Cellar

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Giveaway: Plague Birds by Jason Sanford

Finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novel and the Philip K. Dick Award, Plague Birds by Jason Sanford was one of my favorite reads from last year. Set in a distant future where humanity has suffered from genetic enhancements and is looked after by AI, it sits firmly within the science fiction genre while… Continue reading Giveaway: Plague Birds by Jason Sanford

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Preorder the next book in the Seventh Hell series

Zombies are running the asylum! Involuntarily committed to a mental health facility in Dublin by her parents, Vicky Murtagh is desperate to get out and get back to Galway to save her friends. With Violet Casey struggling to remain in control of her undead legions, Ireland seems on the brink of chaos. Vicky discovers that… Continue reading Preorder the next book in the Seventh Hell series

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Indie Author Top Tip for getting Readers

One problem for all authors is to get their book noticed by readers. If you’re an indie author with a limited budget, it can be even more difficult to get your book seen. Running a free or discounted promotion is a great way to find readers, but without advertising it will be unlikely that anyone… Continue reading Indie Author Top Tip for getting Readers