Stories (and indeed most books of any kind) are magical. Image via Pixabay.

READY OR NOT?

Busy night tonight.

FAIRYTALES WITH BITE

I share news of my latest Chandler’s Ford Today post (link to follow) and my book signing for From Light to Dark and Back Again at the local railway station tomorrow (8th July).  Many thanks to the Three Rivers Rail Community Partnership for their support here.  I hope it will be fun!

My main post here tonight is Fairytale Marketing and looks at the downside of magical marketing.  Since when has exchanging a good cow for a handful of beans ever been a good deal?  Loved writing this.  I like ironic pieces.   Hope you do too.

THIS WORLD AND OTHERS

My post Ready or Not looks at being ready for book signings (so I definitely wrote this one for me tonight as an aide memoir!) but also being ready for doing your own marketing work, co-operating with your publisher and so on.  I also look at whether your characters are ready for the tasks you have set them and whether the story is in their failure or whether it is in them rising to the occasion and doing far better than anyone expects.

FACEBOOK PAGE – GENERAL

A long post from me tonight highlighting my book signing and also next weekend (15th July).  I’ll be going, hopefully, to this year’s Medieval Weekend supported by The Road to Agincourt Project.  They are launching a Virtual Museum and I’m looking forward to finding out much more about it.

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FACEBOOK – FROM LIGHT TO DARK AND BACK AGAIN

Again I highlight the book signing – but no real surprises there!

CHANDLER’S FORD TODAY

Tonight’s post is all about the Medieval Weekend coming up soon.

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The tools of the medieval writer's trade

The tools of the medieval writer’s trade

Love the cover for this. Image supplied by Bridge House Publishing.

FAIRYTALE MARKETING

FAIRYTALES WITH BITE

Fairytale Marketing looks at what could be marketed in a magical world.  This post came about as, being at the Bridge House Publishing/Cafelit joint book launch in London today, writers were invited to share marketing tips with other writers.  The event was huge fun and I hope you find this post is too.  A magical salesman…  hmm…. what could possibly go wrong there?!

THIS WORLD AND OTHERS

In Marketing, I share a couple of tips I shared in London today but also a few there was no time to do.  I also discuss why you shouldn’t consider other writers to be rivals and that social media, wonderful for marketing work, should be used wisely.

FACEBOOK PAGE

I discuss the Bridge House and Cafelit event tonight. It was really good to catch up with old friends and make new ones.  Chapeltown Books (imprint) was also mentioned as the fact my flash fiction collection will be the first to be produced.

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The Best of Cafelit. Image by me.

The Best of Cafelit. Image by me.