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Hurray! I’m an Indie Author

Many thanks to Stacey for affording me the opportunity to feature in a guest post first published on the WHISPERINGSTORIES  blog on 26 April. Text reproduced below: Those of you who have been with me on my self-publishing journey will know … Continue reading

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Reasonable Doubt? – Extract #2

I am greatly indebted to WHISPERINGSTORIES for this latest extract from my new release and reproduce below the post which was published on 19 April. Today on the blog we welcome author Julie Haiselden, with a second extract from her new book ‘Reasonable Doubt?‘, … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing – Don’t be Afraid …

Many thanks to WHISPERINGSTORIES for giving me the opportunity to be a guest on today’s blog. Post reproduced below: In 2015, my debut novel, Long Shadows was published. My second offering is a Victorian thriller, Evil Echoes and my third, a contemporary … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal – Reasonable Doubt?

I’m greatly indebted to Stacey for today’s cover reveal and her amazing support through the publication process.  Also huge thanks to all the fabulous bloggers who are sharing this for me.  I’m delighted to be able to share her post … Continue reading

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Diary of a Self-Publishing Virgin by Julie Haiselden – Guest Post

Sorry everyone, today it’s all about me! I’m very excited to be featured on the very popular WHISPERINGSTORIES blog. Huge thanks to Stacey for the opportunity!  I know some of you are following my journey as I embark on a new venture.  … Continue reading

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Self-publish? I couldn’t do that – could I?

I saw a post this week from an author who had been told by a hybrid publisher that her manuscript had been forwarded to a ‘Board of Editors’ for a decision which would be made in six weeks. What’s the … Continue reading

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Client or Customer? – Clear Head or Committed Heart?

Back in 2015, I published a guide to the various types of publishing options on offer based on my own experiences as a novice novelist. https://jhbooksblog.wordpress.com/2015/04/27/publishing-as-a-first-time-author/ As time goes by, I’m receiving an increasing number of requests for advice from authors who’ve been offered contracts … Continue reading

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I said never again …

… but then I got offered another book signing … As those of you who follow my blog regularly will know, my first book signing experience wasn’t positive. When I arrived in the town a few miles from home, I … Continue reading

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‘Loved Your Book,’ she whispered behind her hand …

Dear Reader What do the following comments have in common? ‘Fantastic novel, loved it from start to finish. Can’t wait for number 3! Hope you’re already working on it!’ ‘You’ve done it again, written another great work of fiction. Looking forward to … Continue reading

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The Writing Life of: Julie Haiselden

Yes it’s me!  Huge thank you to whisperingstories for affording me the opportunity because, let’s be honest, we all like to talk about ourselves, no matter how reticent we think we are (or maybe that’s just me).  So … here’s the interview …!! … Continue reading

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