Talking about author events on the BeginSelfPublishing podcast

Well, this is all very exciting. Tim Lewis of the BeginSelfPublishing podcast asked me to talk about author events; what I’d done, how to get speaking gigs and practical tips for doing them.

I was flattered to be asked, given his previous line-up of guests, but very pleased to pass on what I’d learned.

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Snapshots of RNA2016

With Denise Barnes (left) and Jean Fullerton (right)

2010, I was a trembling newbie; 2016, I was teaching historical research and pontificating on a trade panel. What a transition!

The Romantic Novelists’ Association embraces every type and sub-genre of romance and romantic fiction, from the sweet, inspirational, gritty contemporary through gay romance and historical […]

Me and events - an author steps out

Signing books

When you write and publish books, you know there are various steps on the way, mostly involving hard slog, rewrites, critiques, revisions, back ache, more edits, proofs, eyes watering, etc. Once your book is out, you’ll launch it, do a few book-signings plus the stuff on social media. Then what?

Of course […]