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How this indie writer reached number 1 on Amazon

This is a post I came across written by author Nicholas C. Rossis on how he went about promoting his self-published books on Amazon. I went through a similar process recently with my self-published novels, The Silk Romance and The Antique Love. In both cases I reached 7,000 downloads, pushing the books into number 2…… Continue reading How this indie writer reached number 1 on Amazon

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10 ways to promote your novel for free

Sharon Boothroyd, along with her husband Keith, runs a free e-zine for fiction lovers called KISHBOO. The magazine has gone from strength to strength since its launch, and yet Sharon, as a canny Yorkshirewoman, has spent nothing at all on advertising. Sharon kindly offered to share some of her promotional tips today. Thanks for dropping…… Continue reading 10 ways to promote your novel for free

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Making a success of your 5 free days on Amazon

If you’re a writer you’ll know you can’t just write a brilliant book, have it superbly edited with an excellent cover, and then upload it to Amazon and wait for people to buy it in their droves. (Ha! How I wish!) You have to let people know it’s there. A few weeks ago I enrolled…… Continue reading Making a success of your 5 free days on Amazon

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Some advice on promoting yourself

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Lin Treadgold, along with a group of other authors from the Romantic Novelists’ Association. Lin is a great role model to writers in the dreaded business of getting yourself out there and promoting, and so when she offered to write a post for my blog…… Continue reading Some advice on promoting yourself