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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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New John Campbell evidence

My book tells of one John Campbell who returned from Argentina to fight in WWI and who through his Army records I knew had been a member of the Junior Naval & Military Club in Piccadilly. My research for the … 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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Using Goodreads as marketing tool

There are a number of advantages to using Goodreads in advance of a book launch and in particular in advance of making book available to order on Amazon. 1) you can set up an author page 2) upload the cover … Continue reading

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