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Visit the Nut Press

I’m delighted to be visiting The Nut Press today and there is a copy of Without Alice up for grabs.  Follow this link to join in, everyone’s welcome. P.S. I’ve just noticed that Without Alice had made it onto Goodreads ‘Popular Author’ list and their giveaway ‘Most Requested’ list.  Wow…Thank …

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We be jam’in – week two

This week, I have done very little writing other than adding extra chapters into my memoir as there is a chance that I may be able to interest a publisher in producing a digital version to be available an a eBook.  I have spent a whole lot of enjoying being  …

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I need your clever suggestions!

I’m indulging in two book launch parties to celebrate Without Alice being published and you’re all invited. Yes, even you lurkers back there. 4th October 2010 7 – 9 pm at The Big Green Bookshop (London) Unit 1, Brampton Park Road Wood Green London N22 6BG Tel 020 8881 6767 …

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We be jam’in…

Morning everyone.  I’ve been very busy since Sunday when I posted photos of the first batch of blackberry jam.  JJ asked me why I made seedless jam and I didn’t actually know.  I’ve always made it seedless and it is a LOT of work.  Couple that with the fact that …

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What I get up to in August

For those of you who have been reading this blog for years now the fact that I am making jam in August is old news. For all my new readers, this is what I do in August when I am not being distracted by being a mum, messing about on …

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Virtual book tour stop number four

Hello everyone! I’m over at Helen Hunt’s blog today. Please come and say hello. She’s written a great review of Without Alice for Bookersatz too (hurrah!). If you prefer to watch a video preview then there is one below for you. I’ll be back here tomorrow to announce the wordless …

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Edited video preview for Without Alice

I forwarded all your comments from here, twitter and facebook to the video producer and this is what he has come up with as a result.  I think it looks wonderful!  Thanks for all your advice everyone. Copyright (c) DJ Kirkby 2010 – All Rights Reserved

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My virtual book tour begins today

Hi everyone.  The first stop on my virtual book tour is at Caroline’s blog. I’d love to chat with you there so please follow this link and join in with any questions you may have. Copyright (c) DJ Kirkby 2010 – All Rights Reserved

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Are you a Punked Books winner?

Thanks to everyone else who entered a caption this week.  I always appreciate your generosity which allows me to keep in touch with my sense of humour from the mid to end of each work week. My publisher has agreed to step in this week as guest judge so I’ll …

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Shamless self promotion tips

Hi everyone. Last week I blogged about why I chose to place my debut novel with an independent publisher and mentioned that Indies have very little in the way of a marketing budget.  My publisher has marketed Without Alice through the Nationals and sent out loads of review copies. I …

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