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Book Connection Interview for Written In Ruberah

Where did you grow up? Mevagissey, Cornwall, UK When did you begin writing? I wrote stories as a young child and dreamed of being a writer one day. For many years I traveled the world and worked in different careers.

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Mistakes I did NOT make self-publishing my first book

I did it! I love this quote by Cynthia Heimel, playwrite, TV writer, and author of satirical books. When in doubt, make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the

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Mistakes I made self-publishing my first book—#4 book blurb

The book blurb calls for detaching yourself from the story and looking at it from a sales point of view. Think about something you enjoy buying, like a pair of shoes. Designer names might intrigue you, as marketing experts link

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Mistakes I made publishing my first book—# 3 book cover

Dream Chaser:Awakening is a paranormal romance. While on holiday in Hawaii, the main characters look through a telescope and gaze into the Milky Way. The gaseous lights of the galaxy shine back at them from millions of years in the

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Mistakes I made publishing my first book. #2-title

I chose the title Dream Chaser and added a long subtitle: A Novel that Reaches Beyond the Veil of Time.   The title suits my novel. The main character is a goal-oriented woman—a high-speed dream chaser, but if had I

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Mistakes I made self-publishing my first book—#1 Genre

Five years ago, after years of longing to write a novel, I dove in and produced a first draft. I then hired a highly recommended editor and rewrote the book several times, implementing her valuable suggestions. I published a well-written

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