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The Guild

With the advent of new technology comes a myriad of opportunity. The Internet allowed for a great number of things such as social media, blogs, media streaming, and online shopping. Media, in all its guises, has been fundamentally altered by ...

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Short attention spans in the digital age

When starting out on setting up this website, a lot of people encouraged me to write a lot of ‘listicles’. Articles that consist of lists. Why? Well, modern readers have short attention spans. They don’t like to actually have to ...

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The False Social Network

Part of being a successful creative person in today’s world is about developing your social network and online presence. Publishers encourage their authors to have blogs, twitter accounts, facebook pages, etc, and to actively use them. Marketing an author’s work ...

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The new dirty word: Amazon

It seems like in the past few weeks, Amazon has constantly been in the news. It certainly begs the question whether ‘all publicity is good publicity’. Especially in the publishing industry, Amazon has become a dirty word. For the last ...

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Digital self-publishing tips

Self-publishing has opened up the book publishing world. Suddenly, it seems possible for any of us to get our novels out there. Whether or not this is a good thing is yet to be seen, and a topic I’ll undoubtedly ...

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