Nosey Problem Well looks like I’ve got a busy week ahead. For starters, I’m back at work, but not only that, this week I have a school book reading visit. This one is over at the other side of the city, so I’m going to have to set the sat nav for this one, as… Continue reading Nosey Problem
Yesterday I was asked to confirm the number of copies that I was going to need for the print run. When you are self publishing, you tend to get a certain amount of copies printed ready for when the book is actually launched. This means that I will keep so many and the publishers will… Continue reading On your Marks – Ready for the Print Run
Hope you enjoyed reading about my latest book, I am see excited to see this one in print. I am also working on illustrations for a third story, but I have got to admit I have been so busy doing other stuff that I have not had the time to spend on it the… Continue reading Making it my business
Ok so back the book business 🙂 As you know I got let down in one book shop, so thought I would ask at another. Going back to when I filled all the paperwork in for the publisher, one of the things I was asked was for the name of a local bookshop. The idea… Continue reading Always a BUT
Ok, so far on this journey, I’ve had plenty of ups. Now its time for the downs and I’m sure i’m not the only self published author to experience this. Remember how I had originally gone into the book shop asking if they would be interested in me doing some kind of event to promote… Continue reading YES but NO but, try somewhere else. Grrr
So getting back to the book chat. Because the book was published just before the school summer holidays, it meant that I couldn’t actually go into any primary schools to read my book. So I had to make do with visiting nurseries that ran through the summer holidays. The first nursery I visited put me… Continue reading A Book Launch !! Sounds like a plan.
So the set was ready. All presents wrapped up, various different props made and two cameras purchased for next to nothing from Ebay 🙂 If you look at Dad on the right, he is being held up with a kind of frame made out of a wire coat hanger. Ive got to admit, I wasn’t… Continue reading Take 1