Welcome to Paul's Podcast Diary for Saturday 3rd August, 2019.
Coming up this week:
- All the gossip from 20BooksEdinburgh
- It's back to writing book number 21 and my skivitis is now cured (for now!)
- I'll let you know if my latest BookBub submission was successful
- My new thriller covers are in and they’re looking GREAT!
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This Week's Talking Points
1) My rapid release expenditure:
£3100 edits [x 6 books]
£2635 covers [x 9 covers]
£1100 promos [initial budget]
Total = £6835
2) My new thriller covers:
[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”8″ display=”basic_thumbnail”]3) Reader Links, as recommended at 20BooksEdinburgh: https://readerlinks.com/
4) FocusMe app: https://focusme.com/
5) Dan Wilcox podcast: https://play.acast.com/s/greatwritersshare
6) Jon & James Evans, my military sci-fi collaborators:
7) BookSweeps promo materials:
This Week On Social Media
— Tim Lewis @Stoneham Press #indieAuthorChat (@StonehamPress) July 29, 2019
For @jerrye25 and his sister, here's a sideloaded comment to your podcast tag teamed with @PaulTeagueUK via a pic of the route on which I listen to both your podcasts during my weekly commutes. pic.twitter.com/QWNe1Coke7
— Edwin Downward (@edwindownward) July 29, 2019
Don't Tell Meg makes it to the big screen (sort of!) – this is the cover designer @stuartbache using it in his talk at the #20BooksEdinburgh writers' conference this weekend pic.twitter.com/ZM61WyvhQx
— Paul Teague (@PaulTeagueUK) July 28, 2019
— Paul Teague (@PaulTeagueUK) July 27, 2019
— Paul Teague (@PaulTeagueUK) July 26, 2019
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