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Indie Author Top Tip for getting Advice on your Writing Career

If you’re an indie author I highly recommend you join the Alliance for Independent Authors. Set up by Orna Ross ten years ago, ALLi is the premier member organization for self published authors. ALLi has many great benefits for the indie author. They offer discounts for self publishing services, vet awards and companies that work… Continue reading Indie Author Top Tip for getting Advice on your Writing Career

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Indie Author Top Tip for getting Book Reviews

BookRoar is a relatively new site dedicated to helping authors get book reviews. Before I published my first book I had no idea how important book reviews were. I rarely left a review, because I thought no one would be interested in what I had to say. That attitude changed as soon as I entered… Continue reading Indie Author Top Tip for getting Book Reviews

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Original Fiction: Thief in the Night by Iseult Murphy

The whispers woke Mandrake, warning him that he was not alone. He opened his eyes a slit and peered out. By the light of the quarter moon, he saw a shadowy figure rifling through his backpack. He knew the stretch of road through the forested hills surrounding Marghbarg was home to a band of robbers… Continue reading Original Fiction: Thief in the Night by Iseult Murphy

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Giveaway: Name a character in a book.

Would you like to see your name in one of my books? For the third annual Joe Joseph Award for Literary Achievement, I’m giving away another two chances for your name to appear in one of my books. Perhaps you’d like your name to join the ranks of brave winners, such as Emma Wolski, who… Continue reading Giveaway: Name a character in a book.

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May Madness 4: What a Difference a Year Makes

May has arrived, and with it the anniversary month of my blog! In every book series or movie franchise there is bound to be at least one dud, and May Madness 4 could be subtitled The Bad One. Blog views, visitors, likes and comments are all down over the last twelve months compared to May… Continue reading May Madness 4: What a Difference a Year Makes