Browsing Archive: December, 2011

BookieJar.com - worth a shot?

Posted by Paul Samael on Saturday, December 17, 2011, In : Self-publishing 


 
UPDATE 8.2016:  Bookiejar no longer seems to be operating, so you might not want to bother reading what follows. 

Just published "The Hardest Word" on another platform, BookieJar.com, which seems to be offering itself as a rival to Smashwords (although there's nothing to stop you publishing on both, which is exactly what I've done).  Click
here to view.

The publishing process was very straightforward - I was able to take the version I'd used for uploading to Smashwords, change the front materi...
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Bringing bankers to book

Posted by Paul Samael on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, In : Random thoughts 


 
The UK Financial Services Authority has just published its
report into what went wrong at Royal Bank of Scotland (and what went wrong at the FSA too).  I was interested to see that in the foreword to the report - which is quite a short read - FSA Chairman Adair Turner argues that we need to look at ways of ensuring that in future bankers can be brought to book for this kind of economic disaster (because as he acknowledges, hardly any of them have been held to account this time around).  The ...
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Paul Samael Welcome to my blog, "Publishing Waste" which will either (a) chronicle my heroic efforts to self-publish my own fiction; or (b) demonstrate beyond a scintilla of doubt the utter futility of (a). And along the way, I will also be doing some reviews of other people's books and occasionally blogging about other stuff.
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