BookBub Events

No doubt many fellow authors, as well as readers, will have heard of BookBub and how any book included in one of its events appears to, always, do well on the day and after. It therefore seemed appropriate to ask someone who has succeeded in getting a book included in such an event to share … More BookBub Events

Author Press Kit

As the topic of Media Kit has been previously considered some may ask: Why this discussion about a Press Kit? This will be clarified in a moment. Also, just in case some readers are thinking it: The fact that press kits are now more commonly referred to as media kits has been covered in the … More Author Press Kit

Media Kit

Media Kit is the modern term for what used to be commonly referred to as a Press Kit. Traditionally press kits comprised a set of pre-packaged materials for distribution to members of the press and media for promotional purposes. These used to be created in physical form for posting to journalists, presenters, editors (newspaper/magazine) and … More Media Kit

Book Selection

In Readers Selection Processes the overall influences to book purchasing were considered. In this article, the more immediate motivations will be contemplated. Naturally, everyone is different and have varying likes, tastes and appreciations. Consequently, most will read the following subjectively rather than objectively. (In fairness, it must be acknowledge some of the comments are down … More Book Selection

Writing Reviews

Though this discussion will concentrate upon the writing of book reviews, many of the principles will apply equally to the writing of reviews for other products. Who reviews are for and what readers would like to gain from them has been previously discussed in Reviews – What Wanted? This discussion is intended to enlarge upon the … More Writing Reviews

Drowning in Memories (Bitter Memories Book 2) by Sue Julsen

This is the second book in the author’s ‘Bitter Memories’ memoir series. It distinctly shows how some people appear destined (doomed some may say) to lead uncompromisingly difficult, cruel, bitter lives. It seems unfair, and in fact is, but, as the writer may attest from personal experience, it is not as unique experience as some … More Drowning in Memories (Bitter Memories Book 2) by Sue Julsen

Websites – Hosted v Self-Hosted

Understandably, in these technologically orientated days, the topic of websites frequently arises. It therefore merits some discussion. Undoubtedly, many readers will already have knowledge of the following nevertheless, as one of the aims for this website it to assist fellow authors, especially those new to the craft, the differences between facilities and services is worth … More Websites – Hosted v Self-Hosted