This topic was originally intended to form part of an overall article within which the variances between blurb and synopsis would be considered. However, it quickly became evident the eventual length of such an article would be unwelcome. The decision was therefore taken to consider synopsis’ and blurbs’ separately. What is a Synopsis? has already … More What is a Blurb?
This article was originally intended to consider variances between synopsis and blurb. However, it quickly became evident, if the topic is to be dealt with adequately, the eventual length would be unwelcome. The decision has therefore been taken to consider each aspect separately. This article will consider what a synopsis is and its purpose. A … More What is a Synopsis?
New Year Resolutions are to all intents and purposes gimmicks which, as many will attest, tend to fail within a month or two. Nevertheless, this does not decry the reality of such a time of year focusing the mind upon the future. Authors may well find the season an appropriate occasion for considering their schedules … More The Way Ahead (2019)
Authors who have used CreateSpace for publishing paperback print-on-demand editions of their books will be aware Amazon is closing CreateSpace and transferring all books to the new Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) print book facility. Authors were offered the option of either instigating the transfer of their books themselves or to wait for it to be … More CreateSpace to Kindle Direct Publishing – Check List
Authors are constantly advised to take care with the Front Matter; Back Matter; and Metadata of their books. These are considered just as important as the book’s content when it comes to publicity and marketing. Regular readers and followers will understand two of the principle aims of this website are: Assisting authors with … More 20 Second Survey – Prologues
Definitions Though undoubtedly obvious, it may help to define what is generally understood by the term ‘schedule’: – ‘A programme or timetable of events.’ (Oxford English Dictionary) – ‘Plan for a particular time.’ (Oxford English Dictionary) – ‘A series of things to be done or of events to occur at or during a … More Social Media Scheduling
Welcome to the T. R. Robinson Publications website. It is hoped you will find all available, and subsequent, content of interest and help. If you have a particular area of interest, relevant articles and posts may be located either from the ‘Categories’ list to the right or by carrying out a keyword search. As indicated … More Welcome
Apologies to regular readers and visitors for the lengthy period of inactivity (April – September 2018). Though some of the unavoidable reasons for the absence continue the intention is for updates to recommence soon. However, for the foreseeable future, these may be less frequent than previously. Author related articles (writing; publishing; marketing; technical; etc.) will … More Returning Activity
After a longer than expected period of inactivity, it is intended, hoped, to recompense regular updates in the coming week (commencing 9 October 2017). Author related: book writing; publishing; technical; etc. articles and posts on Tuesdays. Reader orientated: articles; reviews; interviews; etc. on Fridays. Apologies are extended to regular readers of, and visitors to, the … More Reactivation
What is a Book Subscription Service? A service that, for a small monthly fee, provides subscribers with access to a variety of products. As this website and integrated blog are primarily dedicated to authors and readers, this article will focus upon books though some services also provide access to films, music and games. Reader Benefits … More Authors & Book Subscription Services