Posts Tagged ‘diary of a small fish’

Hello, Friends! I have come into possession (legally) of a hatful of promotional codes that can be used on Audible.com to download the audiobook of Diary of a Small Fish – for FREE! All of the book marketing gurus urge that these be used to generate sales of the ebook version. Run a contest, they […]


In this Sunday night’s (May 11th) episode of the wildly popular Mad Men, the producer and narrator of Diary of a Small Fish (audio), Keith Sellon-Wright, makes his first appearance. He will play a character in a scene about which he cannot say a word. He points out that it’s always good when his scenes […]


I’m pleased to report that the audiobook of Diary of a Small Fish has just launched on Audible, Amazon and iTunes. The experience working through Amazon’s ACX platform was so satisfying, I thought I’d tell you all about it. Back in the mid-autumn of 2013, while doing exactly nothing about promoting or selling my novel, […]


I meant to post this two weeks ago, but life is too damn hectic. A few weeks back, I did a three-day promotion in connection with Bookbub.com. For the benefit of the book marketing wonks out there, here is my report. Diary of a Small Fish had received a lot of very good reviews in […]


There has been a lot of debate and controversy lately about so-called “friend and family” reviews and their inclination to be over-exuberant in their praise. I’ve given my thoughts on that issue before, from the perspective of author with whom I have developed online friendships. Oddly, almost none of my flesh-and-blood friends have written reviews, […]


As one of the great unwashed self-published writers, I’ve run across any number of blog posts, etc. that discuss the necessity of “managing your brand,” or acting professionally. Others might put it, “don’t be a douchebag,” which would be consistent with the theme of this post. After enrolling Diary of a Small Fish in the […]


Last week, my friend Jill Marsh invited me to guest blog on her site. Jill is a UK writer based in Swizerland whom I met at The Bookshed, which you will see below. I thought I’d repost it here. Hi Jillie! Some of this might sound repetitive to regulars. It’s a story I’ve told before, […]