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First book launch in Perth!

Well, despite torrential rain and some dubious Google Maps directions to the venue, my first ever book launch was a success!  We didn’t run out of food or drink, and I sold around 40 copies of “A Life Singular – Part One”. My computer froze and the videographer didn’t turn up, but otherwise all went …
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Eek! A book launch! What am I going to say?

OK, so I’m a self-published author!  Now the fun starts…  I have to get myself out there and promote my book, which is easier said than done for an introvert who writes way more eloquently than I can speak. I’ve hired a venue, caterers, a photographer and someone who shoots professional videos.  The two charities …
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The self-publishing journey so far…

How grateful I am for my background in IT project management, having reached another milestone of self-publishing via Xlibris, from which I will soon add “real” books to my e-inventory! I’d love to hear from other authors, to see if you have any tips and tricks! So far I have encountered some predictable and other …
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An Amazon author – how exciting!

Since making “A Life Singular – Part One” available via Kindle Direct Publishing, I now have an Amazon Author’s Page – amazon.com/author/lorrainepestell .  Does this mean I’m now an author?!?!

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A Life Singular – Part One available as eBook

At last, Part One in the six-part series is in final draft, about to be sent off to publishers.  If anyone’s interested in a sneak preview, it’s available on www.alifesingular.net.  Can’t wait to see what happens next!

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Total Boox – new online book site

As a hopeful author interested in eBooks and serialisation, I’m always on the lookout for new channels to reach potential readers.  I came across Total Boox, www.totalboox.com, which has been set up by some guys in Tel Aviv, Israel, and will charge by how much people read, rather than asking readers to purchase the whole book …
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eChapters of Part One available for purchase and download

Great day! I’m finally confident that PayPal is working, so I’m offering the first ten chapters of “A Life Singular – Part One” for download from my website – www.ALifeSingular.net . The first two chapters are free of charge, and a small charge will apply for subsequent chapters. Please visit the site and go to …
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Welcome to A Life Singular’s blog

Created a blog today, to be attached to www.ALifeSingular.net, for readers and other interested parties to share information about my upcoming series of six novels.  I’d love to hear from anyone who has comments on the website, the free downloadable chapters or the Facebook page, www.facebook.com/ALifeSingular.

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