Author Spot: Paul Apowida

April 15, 2014
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Paul Apowida was born in the remote village of Sirigu in northern Ghana but when he was a baby his family, including his parents, died suddenly. No-one in the community where he lived understood why they had died and they believed Paul was evil and to blame for the deaths of his parents…. […]

What happens when publishers don’t honour payments?

March 5, 2014
Predictions for publishing and PR 2013

If you’re an editor on a publication hoping that seasoned freelancers, agencies, journalists and agents will email you first with that great exclusive then I am afraid you must be nice. And being nice doesn’t mean taking that journo you value for the occasional pizza (while that is nice) it means ensuring you are fair. That means not changing the brief after you have received the piece and when someone has done the job – provided you with a story and photos – you pay them the agreed amount…

Do voucher codes really save money?

February 19, 2014
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The idea of saving money using coupons and vouchers is by no means a new trend. Before the internet took over, most people would save money on their purchases by using vouchers that they had carefully snipped out of the local newspaper… […]

Author Spot: Haley Hill

February 13, 2014
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Author and former matchmaker agency owner Haley Hill tells how getting a literary agent didn’t help her get published – but how instead she found success self-publishing her book, It’s Got to be Perfect… […]

Are you in the top 5% of bloggers?

February 5, 2014
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Does your blog receive between 30,000 and 50,000 page views a month? If so then you are in the top 5% of UK bloggers… but even then you might earn less than £10 a month… […]

Which job attracts the opposite sex most?

January 24, 2014
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How important is your job in attracting a partner? Does a doctor rate higher than a barrister in the love stakes?’ […]