The finances of self-publishing

I’m excited because I’ve purchased ISBN numbers for my novels. I feel like a bona fide publisher. I agonised for some time over whether to make up a different publisher name or simply list myself as the publisher of my books. I’ve noticed many Indie Authors create a separate publishing identity, partly to make their…

Facebook confusion

I set up my facebook Writer’s page, thinking it would be much the same as my personal profile. But when I posted a blog article, a message popped up. Did I want to boost this post for £3? I had no idea what would happen, but £3 didn’t seem like much – a couple of…

Terrifying Twitter

When I set up my Twitter account a few years ago, I only took the occasional nervous look around. I didn’t really like what I found. It was like walking into a gigantic room – no, not a room, an aircraft hangar – full of strangers, half of whom were talking in a language I…