Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Feedbooks - better than Smashwords?

Posted by Paul Samael on Thursday, May 17, 2012, In : Self-publishing 

Just uploaded couple of short stories to Feedbooks, to see how they do - and will update this post once I've reached a view on that.  But the download figures for other free, self-published material on the site look very encouraging. They more than bear comparison with Smashwords, where I'm still getting a steady trickle of downloads - but it's certainly no more than a trickle.  

UPDATE 20.1.2013:  I'm inserting this update here, at the beginning of the post, because I now have an answer (of s...

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Afrika Reich

Posted by Paul Samael on Thursday, May 10, 2012, In : Book reviews 


I seem to be on a bit of thriller binge at the moment – just finished “The Afrika Reich” by Guy Savile, a rather more conventional action/adventure-focussed thriller than “Endgame” (which I reviewed last month).  I was interested in it for two reasons. 

Firstly, I gather that its author initially tried it out on the peer review site, which is something I’ve done with my own writing – so I was interested to see the final product, once he’d been signed up by...

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About Me

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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