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  “Difference between commercial and literary fiction?” A great question posed by @rosemarydun on Twitter. It is something many authors will need to think about when it comes time to categorise their writing. We thought we would investigate further! At first we thought this would be a nice and simple question to tackle: do some research and present […]

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Over the last several years, at literary cocktail parties perhaps, or their on-line equivalents, I’ve overheard various intriguing fragments of conversation regarding Anthony Powell’s A Dance to the Music of Time. The fragments have been highly complimentary, seemingly to the point of hyperbole, along the lines of the jacket copy on my dog-eared, time-yellowed used bookstore […]

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  We are regularly asked by authors about Facebook advertising. Will it provide ROI? How do I market my novel effectively on social media? I have spent money on Facebook advertising but haven’t seen a return, what did I do wrong? Facebook is a tricky platform to obtain value from as an author. However, there […]

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  For every $1 spent, $44.25 is the average return on email marketing investment. That is a very important figure to bear in mind. Most authors have a blog or website where they feature details about themselves as an author and their books. However, only a small minority are collecting email addresses. It is very […]

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Michael J Flagg is the writer behind The Learning Curve of a First Time Self-Published Writer Online. He is a retired university lecturer who nowadays takes part in live theatre, an interest of Michael’s throughout his working life. You may know him for his first book following the life of Arthur Edwin Simms. An impressive […]

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Allow us to introduce the wonderful Teckle Books! They have a mission which isn’t to reinvent the wheel. Their goal is to make people laugh. A very honorable endeavor. Teckle Books feel that literature doesn’t need to be serious and pretentious to be enjoyable. After all Shakespeare wrote comedies as well as tragedies, didn’t he? There is a need for […]

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The Next Day by: Milt Mays Genres: Thriller, paranormal, sci-fi 395 Pages Release date: November 10, 2014 ***** Top secret bio-warfare after 9/11 changes an American geneticist and an Iraqi jihadist into the next evolution of man, one evil and one good, and their end game will decide the fate of the human race. Alex […]

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Please introduce yourself and tell us a bit about how you became an author? Coming from an academic, copy and screenwriting background, I have always been involved with writing, both fiction and non-fiction in one capacity or another. The “Fearbreeders” series came out of my desire to combine my writing and other disciplines, including teaching […]

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You knew that already – right? – that age has nothing to do with quality when it comes to writing.  We were reminded recently, when we discovered Robin Chambers’ Myrddin’s Heir series sitting quietly in the Amazon Kindle Store, hidden in amongst a million other books all jostling for attention. Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of […]

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Old Secrets. My Inspiration by Author Ian Ingram Ian Ingram is a firm believer in the age old advice that you should write about what you know. He has used his extensive knowledge and experience working in antiques to write a gripping novel. Many of the staff here at Publishing Push have been reading the […]

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