Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Feedbooks - better than Smashwords?

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

UPDATE 5.2019:  Sadly, Feedbooks has recently closed down its self-publishing platform - see this post.  Which is a shame because, in its heyday, Feedbooks performed quite well in terms of downloads (see below).  If you are looking at this because you are interested in self-publishing platforms generally, I would still recommend Smashwords - and for some other suggestions, take a look at my guide to self-publishing.

Just uploaded couple of short stories to
Feedbooks, to see how they do - and w...

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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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