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Be An Author Free Book on Kindle – Last Day

Be An Author book coverToday is the last day to get my book Be An Author – for all new and would-be writers – free to download onto Kindle or Kindle for PC. We will soon be launching other eBook versions, so I’m not sure we will be able to do this giveaway again.

You can get the book at Amazon.com or Amazon UK

The giveaway ends at approx 7am UK time tomorrow, Saturday 23rd March.

Thanks for reading.

Be An Author Free Kindle Book Giveaway

Be An Author book coverThis week sees another promotion for my book Be An Author – this time it is a free Kindle download through Amazon. That’s right, for five days only, ending on Saturday 23rd March 2013 at approximately 7am UK time, you can download Be An Author to your Kindle or Kindle for PC to read on your computer, absolutely free.

Here is the first review that the book received on Amazon, posted by the winner of our paperback giveaway on this blog a few weeks ago, Ellis Nelson: (more…)

Coming soon…

Just a very quick update today to let you know that next week the Kindle version of Be An Author will be available to download absolutely free – that’s right, we’re having a giveaway. I’m also getting closer to having my download about self-publishing using Lulu completed and ready for you to pick up – also for free. So, as they say, watch this space.

Be An Author Giveaway Results

Be An Author book coverEntries closed this morning, and we had a very gratifying 16 people requesting a free copy. So I decided to give away 2 copies, and the lucky recipients are krystihollow and ellisnelson.

For anyone who didn’t win and would like to get hold of a copy, all the details of how to purchase are on the Be An Author page.

Thanks to everyone who entered, I much appreciated your interest.

Not long left for the book giveaway

Just a quick reminder that the giveaway for a signed copy of Be An Author to be sent anywhere in the world finishes tomorrow morning, Wednesday 13th February 2013, at 10am UK time. For more details and to enter see this post.

Raise Funds for your Book Project

Here’s an interesting idea I thought I would share with you – a way to raise funds for your book project.

My friend Linda has created a project on Kickstarter to raise funds for her next book. Here is a video explaining why publishing the book matters: (more…)

Free Book Giveaway – Be An Author

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“Do you feel a great desire – or even a need – to write? Creativity and self expression are wired into the human psyche. As a fledgling writer you may have burning questions about your place in the world of publishing as it is now: (more…)