Browsing Archive: April, 2012

Alienated by social media: Facebook and Wattpad

Posted by Paul Samael on Sunday, April 22, 2012, In : Self-publishing 
I've just created a Paul Samael Facebook page - here it is in all its (non)-glory:

http://www.facebook.com/paulsamael
 
I'm setting up the Facebook page mainly because all the stuff I have read about marketing oneself as a self-published author says you should "do social media".   I find the way that it forces you into a chronological approach quite frustrating - I'd much prefer to have more freedom to set out the page so as to emphasise things I think people might be most interested in, some of...
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Endgame

Posted by Paul Samael on Monday, April 16, 2012, In : Book reviews 

 

 
Just finished “Endgame” by Matthew Glass, a highly intelligent political thriller which – despite its somewhat dry-sounding subject matter – had me completely hooked. It’s about how a run on a bank could morph from a major financial problem into something akin to the Cuban missile crisis (but with the Chinese taking the place of the Russians).  It’s worth reading purely for how convincingly this very frightening scenario is laid out.  

Other recent books have tried to make connec...

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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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