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Better Self-Publishing

Better Self-Publishing

On a recent walk past the ‘Hugging Tree’ (a favourite walk in my local park), I reflected on the time I spent at the London Book Fair. It was before the covid pandemic arrived on our shores; giving me the opportunity to meet with experts from all...

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The Ulster Aviation Tonka

The Ulster Aviation Tonka

Since childhood, as an avid reader of the Biggles books by W E Johns and builder of numerous model aircraft kits, I have been fascinated with the amazing progress of aeroplane development ever since the Wright Brothers took to the air on December...

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BooksRadar Descriptions

BooksRadar Descriptions

Shortly after I discovered that my books were on a new website www.booksradar.com the creator revealed how the idea came to him. Apparently, it occurred during the reading of a book in the series by the author Dennis Lehane. He enjoyed the book,...

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How Do You Deal With Writer’s Block?

How Do You Deal With Writer’s Block?

Someone once told me the answer to writer's block is: read, read, read and then write, write, write. There is a lot of truth in this, but I'm sure the person who asked the question didn't want a simplistic answer. I've never had the problem - not...

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Writing your first book is not easy

Writing your first book is not easy

In fact, starting your book can be a self-imposed nightmare. Finding the words of your story not coming together the way you intended is bad enough, but worse still, unexpected events can arise out of your control and you lose everything you have...

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