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Book Piracy: Why Does it Happen and What Can We Do to Stop It? #MPBooks

Originally posted on My Peacock Books:
Last week a new website became a hot topic on Twitter.  The website offers free downloads of digital books, many of them by some very well known authors, but it does this without the permission of those authors or their publishers.  The website is offering pirated copies of books,…

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No I Will NOT Review Your Book! And Here’s Why… #MPBooks

Originally posted on My Peacock Books:
Today’s post is a bit of a rant… When asking for reviews for their books from bloggers and other influencers, authors can make a whole host of mistakes.  While there’s plenty of ways to go about asking for reviews, authors often don’t realise that it’s not just their chances…

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Advice Needed…Believe It or Not My Health is at Risk!

HELP!  Everyone reading my blog knows the difficulties I’ve been going through lately.  I’ve spoken about Blogger Burn Out and the general stress I’ve been under which has made it hard for me to enjoy blogging at the moment.  I’ve had a lot of helpful advice including advice that I can let people know I… Continue reading Advice Needed…Believe It or Not My Health is at Risk!

Interviews & Giveaways

Interview with Author Carlos J Server & Giveaway!

Today I am pleased to be holding an interview with Carlos J Server, author of A Lucky Day, a comedy novel which was a finalist in the first Amazon Indie Literary Prize for Spanish Authors.  I have already reviewed this very funny madcap comedy and my review can be seen here.  Along with the interview there’s… Continue reading Interview with Author Carlos J Server & Giveaway!

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The Door Keeper Blog Tour: Interview with Author Steen Jones

Today I am pleased to announce I am once again taking part in The Door Keeper Blog Tour and have an interview with the author of this great book Steen Jones!  I’ve already reviewed The Door Keeper as part of the blog tour and after thoroughly enjoying it I wanted to find out more about… Continue reading The Door Keeper Blog Tour: Interview with Author Steen Jones

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Book Reviewing Isn’t Simple – The Dark Truth of Author Bullying

*Ok, I’m honestly a little scared of posting this as I don’t want any more harassment from the wrong people… The above picture pretty much sums up how I feel today.  I’m exhausted and drained from all the horrible things that have happened recently.  I’ve faced cold distant treatment, attacks on facebook and now I’ve… Continue reading Book Reviewing Isn’t Simple – The Dark Truth of Author Bullying

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Fun Stuff & Important Info for Authors Waiting for Reviews

I have some fun but irrelevant news to share with everyone plus a quick note of importance to all authors still waiting for reviews from me. But first the fun stuff! So, on Monday night I checked the twitter app to see that the publisher The Borough Press (an imprint of HarperCollins) turned 3 years old… Continue reading Fun Stuff & Important Info for Authors Waiting for Reviews