I decided to become an ‘Indie’ and Self Publish To independently publish a novel of equal quality to what might come from an established publishing house is an expensive thing to do. It means hiring editors, book cover and book interior designers, proofreaders and printers and arranging distribution through online portals. It also means establishing..
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An interview was published this week on the ReaderViews site. Sharing that with you this week here as well. If you would like to see the full write up, please go to https://readerviewsarchives.wordpress.com/2023/07/31/meet-the-author-blecher-the-shadow/————-MEET THE AUTHOR – A conversation with Sloan Blecher, author of “The Shadow”Posted on July 31, 2023by Reader Views The Shadow Sloan BlecherTellwell..
I looked at the email for a few minutes, considering whether I wanted to read what it had to say. I decided to clear the rest of my inbox before opening the attachment. I guess I was also clearing my head to be able to better assess whatever might be revealed in the report. Or..
I had no idea of how to publish a book so I reverted to where most people go to learn something about things they know nothing about – Dr Google.The first thing I learned was that getting a book published is hard! Much harder than I’d envisaged. Trying to contact a publisher interested enough to..
First of all, today I got my hands on a freshly minted copy of ‘The Shadow’. It was a bit exciting for a first-time author. While all of the distribution channels are not yet operational, many are, including Amazon, Kindle, Kobo and Smashwords. So if you are after a copy, you can get one. Unfortunately,..
If you’ve read my last blog, you’ll already know the process that I went through to commit to writing a novel. It wasn’t a commitment to anyone but myself, but I felt it personally and deeply. It seemed a challenge that would be meaningful and perhaps difficult, but something that I could do that would..
First of all, thank you for your interest. Frankly, I wasn’t sure anyone would be interested in hearing anything I had to say as an author. I’m new to this whole blogging thing, but I’m a fast learner and some in my family feel that as an author, I need deeper engagement with social media…
Many farming communities around Australia exist more as a result of a historical connection with the land rather than the riches that can be earned from such an existence. Difficult climatic and environmental conditions backdrop a challenging way of life that tests even the most resilient families. Living in such a community can bring people..