Since I wrote my last blog five days ago, with the realisation that I had previously relied heavily upon face to face contact for marketing my books, I got cracking on social media. I have tweeted willy-nilly because I don't really get Twitter. Yes, I know that it is a great platform for reaching other authors and book-lovers, but I just can’t be bothered with all the smartypants one-liners! I engage better with Facebook, having built up contacts during the marketing of my f
I should have started blogging a long time ago, but there it is... time, or lack of it. I need to make time, I tell myself. But I've been inundated with orders for making cloth face masks. It is my wartime effort for the cause.
It is five days before my second book, Time Lies is published and I'm very conscious of the fact that my potential readers have been coronaed. Is this a good or a bad thing?
In marketing my first book, Time Passages, I have relied heavil
While the large bookshop chains are reluctant to stock books by unknown authors (because they are not on an approved list), independent bookshops have the freedom to be more creative and innovative with their book selections - well worth a visit if you want to discuss and expand your reading tastes. However, they need customer support if they are to survive against the large bookshop chains. I am exceedingly grateful to the following independent bookshops who have enthusiasti