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Post image for How To Self-Publish Your First Book (Part 3): Pricing, Promotion…and Some Lessons Learned

A week ago, I self-published my first book – How To Find Your Vital Vocation: A Practical Guide To Discovering Your Career Purpose And Getting A Job You Love – through Amazon and Smashwords. In this series of posts on how to self-publish, I look at the journey and the lessons learned along the way. […]

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Post image for How To Self-Publish Your First Book (Part 2): Getting Professional Help

A week ago, I self-published my first book – How To Find Your Vital Vocation: A Practical Guide To Discovering Your Career Purpose And Getting A Job You Love – through Amazon and Smashwords.  In this series of posts on how to self-publish, I look at the journey and the lessons learned along the way.  In this […]

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Post image for How To Self-Publish Your First Book (Part 1): Planning, Platform…and a Promise Fulfilled

Why I Self-Published My First Book A week ago, I self-published my first book – How To Find Your Vital Vocation: A Practical Guide To Discovering Your Career Purpose And Getting A Job You Love – through Amazon and Smashwords.  It marked the fulfilment of a promise I had made to myself in August of last year. […]

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The term “author platform” is one that new and aspiring writers are hearing more and more often on their journey to publication. As I make progress towards my own goal of publishing two books in 2013, I’ve been doing a considerable amount of research on the topic. What is an author platform? Why do we […]

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Post image for How To Plan Your First Book

Since I announced (to the world and his Uncle) that I’m going to write my first two books by the time I hit 40 in ten months time, I’ve had some interesting responses.  Quite a few have been of the “you’re clearly quite mad” variety – and I’m not going to argue with that – […]

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