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Carol Hedges
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Writer, pensioner and cake addict
Writer, pensioner and cake addict

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Don't Give Up The Day Job!
I am becoming less and less a fan of bookshops. Yep, I know that sounds heretical, but from a writer's point of view bookshops are the reason we are bottom of the financial food chain, even though WE are the reason they exist in the first place. It is unfai...

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How To 'Sell' Without Pushing!

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THE IMPORTANCE OF PUBLICITY: My Favourite Portals
'If I write it, they will read it' ~ thinks many a fledgling author with a quiet smile. Oh no they won't! It is estimated that a new author on Amazon may sell as little as 50 copies of their book in a year. 95% of writers earn less than £5k. The 'top earner...

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On Not Sitting on Your Laurels!

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The Importance of Publicity 1
Excitement is building at Hedges Towers. Reviews of  Diamonds & Dust on Amazon UK   have just broken the magic 90 in number. This has never happened before in all my years of being published, so is very gratifying. Even more so, as those of you who are awar...

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I Shall Never Forget Them!

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Holocaust (Greek: sacrifice by fire)
 Results for:  Last / Maiden Name = Flatauer        First Name = Alma        Place = Berlin                                                                                                                           Alma Flatauer 1889 Berlin, Germany List of ...

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The final 'how-to's'

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Giving Author Talks 2: More tips
St Albans Lit Fest 2016 In the last blog, we looked at the mechanics of presenting a good talk . Now lets finesse this a little further. Here are my 'must-do' tips as the event approaches. 1. Make sure  you have liaised with the event organiser. I usually e...
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