Starting out … publishing is not complicated

Posted by on Friday, September 9th, 2011 in Joyce's Blog, Self-Publishing

Updated November 28, 2013: I assume, as you are reading this because of the title, that you’re a writer, a wannabe or already a self-published author and you think I might have some valuable information you can use to help you produce and/or market your book(s). I suppose this is true because I have learned […]

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Marketing Tips for the Frugal Self-Publisher

Posted by on Thursday, September 8th, 2011 in Marketing, Self-Publishing

The role of a writer/author in this 21st century is one of hard work and fabulous rewards–not necessarily monetary rewards unless you are exceedingly fortunate, but your life will change as you attend meetings, readings, conferences etc., and meet hundreds, perhaps thousands of people who are in awe of you for even completing a book. […]

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Google, RSS, SEO, Keywords …

Posted by on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 in Self-Publishing

Thanks to everyone for your support, nice comments and suggestions, I know some of the (suggestions) posts can be classed as spam and I deleted them but not before copying so I can remember them while not inflicting them on the rest of you 🙂  Google Adwords, I don’t think I’m going to touch (been […]

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‘Leprechaun Magic’ gets a new cover

Posted by on Sunday, September 4th, 2011 in Our Books, Self-Publishing

I decided in my wisdom to update the Leprechaun Magic cover for the next printing. We have sold a couple thousand copies and I felt it needed a new more modern look, especially as I considered my crude moonbeam just that rather crude! So, the new print run arrived early this summer just in time […]

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Yes, we’re on eBooks!

Posted by on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 in eBooks, Self-Publishing

This post has been copied from the Newsletter Page on our main website at www.jrobertwhittle.com HOT NEWS!!   EBOOKS … EBOOKS … yes, ALL OUR books are available as ebooks at Amazon/Kindle (USA, UK and Germany) and Smashwords.com (includes Kindle but here they are DRM free). Also available at your favourite ebook store (Kobo, iPad […]

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Win a Contest – Accelerate your Success!

Posted by on Monday, September 21st, 2009 in Joyce's Blog, Self-Publishing

Self-publishers … I learned an important lesson in 2007 when, for the first time in 6 years I entered a contest with one of our books. In 1999, I discovered the Independent Publisher Book Awards and entered our first book, Lizzie: Lethal Innocence. In those days, it was a very new contest and didn’t even […]

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