NEW! – NEWSLETTER

Over the years occasional consideration has been given to the topic of providing a newsletter for this website however, various concerns prevented moving forward upon the idea. Some of these have now been addressed and it is considered followers and regular visitors to the website, and integrated blog, may benefit from the addition of a … More NEW! – NEWSLETTER

Author Guilt

Authors by definition have one primary overriding desire: to write and publish. In itself this can create undue pressure to constantly achieve. But that is not the end of the story. In modern times they are also pressurised to market extensively. This is applicable to both traditionally published and independent authors. These demands can lead … More Author Guilt

The Difference between Publicity and Marketing

Due to advancing social media usage clarity between what publicity and marketing are has become blurred. Many now use the terms synonymously however, they fulfil different functions, or should. This article aims to clarify the issue and help authors in particular understand how to employ each. Note: Though it is principally authors this is being … More The Difference between Publicity and Marketing

50% OFFER ENDING!

All books in T. R. Robinson’s Bitches series have been available, longterm, at half price. This offer has now ended. However, details of all the books may still be viewed from the links provided below. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Details of all books in the series may be viewed under the Books tab in the menu bar above … More 50% OFFER ENDING!

NetGalley – What It Is and How It Works

NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers may obtain and read books BEFORE they are published. The term ‘Professional Readers’ equates to bloggers, book reviewers, booksellers, educators, journalists, and librarians. The private, individual, reader should therefore not be put off, provided they do publish reviews (on, book retail pages, social media, … More NetGalley – What It Is and How It Works

Blog Tours – What They Are and How to Set One Up

In traditional publishing it used to be normal, and expected, authors would tour their home country and perhaps others, with news of their latest release. These tours comprised various public engagements in which the author would speak on: some topic from the book; their writing habits; where their inspiration came from; the writing life; etc. … More Blog Tours – What They Are and How to Set One Up