In a few days time I’ll be selling Walking the English Coast on Amazon, as a re-seller, and signed copies will be available!
I’m taking part in Misha and Beth’s Five Year Project and my five-year goal is to write a novel and get it published.
Forget the novel! Today I have some great news!
Walking the English Coast: a Beginner’s Guide, is published.
At long last, you might say. And it does seem I’ve been working on it for ages.
The book is now available as a glossy paperback, published with the help of I_AM publishing, who have been working patiently with me for many months.
- It’s 246 pages long
- Contains over 30 photos and illustrations
- A chunky 7″ x 10″ size (18cm x 25cm approx.)
- And costs a mere GBP 14.99 (USD 32.99)
Continue reading “Five Year Project: August update”
Last month I had a piece published on the Self-Publishing Magazine’s site, under the heading ‘Author Life’. I focused on avoiding procrastination and setting writing goals.
You can read the article here- Author Life: Part Two
Having your work published is always a thrill.
Really thrilled to have a short piece accepted and published in the August edition of BBC Countryfile Magazine, for a special feature on ‘Coastal Wonders’.
I wrote about the magical island of Ynys Llanddwyn, Anglesey, a place that nobody outside Anglesey seems to have heard of. My visit was memorable for two reasons:
- The island has a fairytale, ethereal beauty.
- And because I ended up falling into a water-filled ditch.
You can read all about my trip on the coastalwalker.co.uk blog.
Having your work published is always a thrill, but is doubly exciting when it’s in a prestigious publication such as Countryfile Magazine.
My piece of advice was chosen to appear in the Six Words compilation, along with 999 other writers!
Where else would my writing appear on the same page as Erica Jong’s?
Available from Amazon.
I dipped a toe into the murky pond of self-publishing a few months ago.
My aim? Not to sell a book, but to see how easy – or how hard – it was to convert a document into a printed book, using Amazon’s CreateSpace service.
The final result is a 36 page non-fiction booklet of 8,000 words, based on one of my walking experiences. Soggy Socks is not a masterpiece. But it’s OK. As I said, my aim wasn’t to sell any copies, but to experiment with the process.
I did order a single copy for myself.
(Well, OK, two copies actually.) Continue reading “The unexpected downside of an ISBN number.”