Author Archives: John Daffurn

WDYTYA magazine review of Seeking John Campbell

The March edition of Who Do You Think You Are ? magazine is out today and contains a review in brief of Seeking John Campbell. See Here.

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Review by US blogger T K Sand I’m the kind of person who can spend whole days sitting at the computer doing research (more or less!) of a genealogical or family history nature. And although my interest began more than … Continue reading

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Book Signing at Walkers, Stamford

Walkers in Stamford hosted a book signing yesterday. The gentleman above was a Campbell and was drawn to the cover of my book Seeking John Campbell.

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Ready for book signing tomorrow

Walkers bookshop in Stamford doing a great job with shelf display of Seeking John Campbell prior to book signing tomorrow 11am to 1pm

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Book trailer

Take a look at this short video to promote Seeking John Campbell and if inclined please share or like.  

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Published Today !!!

Five years after starting some innocuous research, three years after I started writing and one year after starting to edit and work towards self-publication my book is out for all to see. Seeking John Campbell: Finding pioneers and patriots in … Continue reading

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Close to self-publication

Getting ones ducks in a row…. My official publication date is tomorrow 3 February but making sure all the marketing channels are open at the same time is a nightmare. Createspace(IS) My book was uploaded to CS some time ago. … Continue reading

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Stamford Mercury Article

Author uncovers ‘remarkable’ families of John Campbell is the headline of an article in this weeks edition of the Stamford Mercury. The Mercury have run the article about Seeking John Campbell to promote my book signing on the 7 February … Continue reading

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Final pre-publication marketing

Now into the final week of pre-publication marketing. Today my local book shop in Stamford set up a window display to advertise my book signing on 7 February between 11am and 1pm. This follows an article in my local newspaper … Continue reading

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Family at War

My book Seeking John Campbell contains the following dedication. It is the result of the discovery that one of the John Campbells I investigated was born in Germany with the surname Philippi. He became a naturalised British citizen in 1902 and returned … Continue reading

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