formatting and creating digital code to get your book published on Amazon

When is a page not a page?

Posted by on Apr 10, 2013 in advice | 0 comments

When it’s on Kindle! In a normal printed book there are a predefined  number of words that will fit on page based on the page size...

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The Red Book

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

It was a plot from the very highest levels of the German High Command; its aim to keep the United States from entering World war 11. To do...

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El Tigre

Posted by on Apr 3, 2013 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

Vietnam veteran Niki Zapata sets out into the mountains of Tamarigo, an island in South America, to find his real father in the hope of...

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How long does it take to publish my book to Amazon’s Kindle?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in FAQ | 0 comments

Books are formatted and uploaded within 4 weeks, it’s often quicker than that.

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Will I get a copyright on my book??

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in FAQ | 0 comments

Yes, I will insert a standard page asserting your rights as the author and, if it is a work of fiction I will include a paragraph about not...

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Do you decide which books to publish?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in FAQ | 0 comments

No, I’m not a traditional publisher, I believe that everyone should be able to publish a book, not be dictated too by a publishing...

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Can I publish my book globally?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in FAQ | 0 comments

Yes, although Amazon only officially operates in certain countries.  For each of these countries you can set a price based on local...

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How long does it take to get paid royalties for sales?

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in FAQ | 0 comments

This is taken from the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) website: Your royalties will accrue separately for each amazon...

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Millie May and Mabel Moon

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

From the back of the book There was a girl called Millie May, She liked to play each and every day, but she got bored and lonely too. She...

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The Dogged Melody Maker

Posted by on Mar 19, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

From the Back of the Book When the criminal antics of a gang of dognappers leads to the death of a tenor in the Bolton Melody Makers and...

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National Book Day – Get Your Masterpiece To Millions

Posted by on Mar 7, 2013 in advice, News | 0 comments

So why not get writing? Or better still, get that book you’ve nearly finished published and available for people to enjoy –...

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IN IT

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

From Eric Allison, The Guardian I sometimes think I know all there is to know about prisons. The delusion comes from spending some 16...

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How much should I charge for my book on Kindle?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in advice, News | 0 comments

There is no right or wrong answer to this, my advice is to charge what feels right and don’t under sell yourself.  No doubt you have...

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Connections – Who Did You Sit Next To Today?

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

From the back of the book A chance encounter on a routine journey after a difficult weekend changes his life forever. John Lomax thinks...

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FATED . . . but I never wanted to be a teacher

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

As the title suggests I never wanted to be a teacher, but, also, I had never intended to write a autobiographical book either. I had...

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Every Day May Not Be Good, But There Is Something Good In Every Day

Posted by on Feb 20, 2013 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

Jo Shaffer has put together a collection of original poems that make me smile every time I read them, reminiscent of Pam Ayres she touches...

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Flying for Fun – Enjoy a Private Pilot’s Licence

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book Obtaining a Private Pilot’s Licence and sharing a light aircraft with friends opens up your life to a vast range of...

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Pan’s Principle

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

The Book: A compelling, contemporary novel with conflict and trauma at its core, Pan’s Principle commences in 2006 and is woven into the...

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The McKellen Retribution

Posted by on Jan 14, 2013 in Books | 0 comments

About the book His search for those who had murdered his wife, and in seeking reasons why, turned into a seach for one of Christendoms...

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My Troubled African Soul

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

About the book Stephanie’s parents died in a car crash when Stephanie was only twelve, leaving her in the care of her father’s younger...

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A Layman’s Guide to World War 1

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book There is one person to blame for yet another history on the First World War, his name is Duncan and he is a tattooist from...

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Twenty Twenty Eight

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book Twenty Twenty Eight is a sharp piece of political speculation. Set in the near future where oil resources are entirely...

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All The Way Home

Posted by on Nov 27, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book When you love someone, someone with whom you want to spend the rest of your life with, you do everything you can to make...

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A Dream of Angels

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the book Standing, looking in a shop window at the bicycles displayed there, you are aware that you have a bicycle but you believe it...

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Election Fever

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book Election Fever is a political fiction of about 40,000 words which examines the dilemma facing the electorate in an unnamed...

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A Lost Anchor

Posted by on Nov 7, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book The A Lost Anchor is a moving and personal tale that strikes at the heart of the events and social attitudes of the mid...

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JACKKILLED

Posted by on Nov 4, 2012 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

About the Book From an abused background Jack emerges as a decent human being, but when opportunity knocks can he resist vengeance? This is...

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The Ascent of Awareness

Posted by on Oct 25, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book The Ascent of Awareness takes a refreshingly straightforward look at every-day life with the ultimate objective of the...

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Sid

Posted by on Oct 21, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book Once again we visit the madcap inventive world of Sidney Etheridge and his equally larger than life wife of 48 years,...

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I Wish I Hadn’t Thought Of That

Posted by on Sep 25, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book Sidney Etheridge is a brilliant inventor who lives with his 59 year old wife, Doris. She has a libido matched only by the...

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How To Take Tea Like The British

Posted by on Aug 15, 2012 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

About the Book How To Take Tea Like The British is a short book all about the art of Afternoon Tea.  Jane gives us a brief history of tea,...

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A Ghost of a Chance by Carol Guille

Posted by on Aug 8, 2012 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

About the Book A couple of local children, Kate and Simon, with their dog, Bramble, are out in the early morning looking for a headless...

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Let’s Talk

Posted by on Aug 6, 2012 in Books, Covers by Tim | 0 comments

About the Book A thought-provoking book with religious themes outlining how to live a better life. About the Author This is the first book...

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Promoting your Book on Kindle

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in advice, FAQ, News, Promotion | 0 comments

Brilliant, you book is live, now how do you tell people about it? The Basics When I upload a book to Amazon for you I will do 7 things that...

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Do I need an ISBN number?

Posted by on Aug 2, 2012 in advice, FAQ, Header Pages, News | 0 comments

Amazon and their Kindle Direct Publishing facility do not require you to have an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) If you are only...

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Why you shouldn’t publish to iTunes

Posted by on Jul 18, 2012 in advice, News | 0 comments

You can submit your eBook to iTunes so that is available to all iPhone, iPod (touch) and iPad users, a potentially huge market however I...

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How to run your own Home PC Tuition Business

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 in Books | 0 comments

About the Book A practical guide for those wanting to set out on their own and use their skills to help other learn how to make the most of...

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