In the process I learned valuable lessons about book marketing particularly the value and impact of social media. I wanted to share these tips and surprises with you – one in particular, for those who don’t tweet – start now! You will be amazed how 12 Tweets a day drives awareness, recognition, and book sales!
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We celebrate the 20th anniversary of Robin Pascoe’s first publication – Culture Shock, A Wife’s Guide
Originally published in 1992 as “The Wife’s Guide to Successful Living Abroad”, in 1993 as “Culture Shock: A Wife’s Guide” but finally, under my own Expatriate Press, re-issued and updated in 2009 and given the title I wanted for it all along, “A Broad Abroad”, it was so much fun to put into words and print what so many women were feeling but no one was saying!
Expat FAQs: Moving to and Living in the Dominican Republic, by Ilana Benady and the late Ginnie Bedggood, gets high praise in this review by Lindsay de Feliz in Jetsettlers Magazine. Lindsay, a UK-born freelance writer, researcher and translator who lives in the Dominican Republic with her Dominican husband, has this to say: “This is a book [...]
Wendy Williams is the author of the brand new, just released, hot off the press The Globalisation of Love, a book about multicultural romance and marriage. She has lived in six different countries and worked internationally for 18 years. Canadian and with an Austrian husband, she has been married for thirteen years, lives in Vienna, Austria and has one daughter.
it made sense to divide the tasks thematically and geographically according to our areas of knowledge and expertise. Working via e-mail – we only actually met in person twice during the six or so years of our friendship – we would send each other our drafts in Word document attachments, and make comments and changes to each other’s text. Most discussions took place in writing, via e-mail, and only very occasionally would we speak on phone or Skype to discuss a particular point.
Here is something a little different for you. I read Chapter One of my new novel, Sunshine Soup. Meet Maya and Rich Winter on their last day in Stamford, England before they head off for a new life in Dubai with their family. It seems that Maya is going to really miss her job in a delicatessen.
I edit other people’s books and I know that you need a fresh pair of eyes to proof read every new draft. Using the same person a second time always results in errors slipping through the net.
So much has gone into Turning Points – 25 inspiring stories from women entrepreneurs who have turned their careers and their lives around. It is a collaborative book, whereby all 25 authors have been involved in the project, coming from all over the world and shows how a huge project can be conducted across timezones.
Brazilian interculturalist, Simone Costa Eriksson wrote this excellent story and had it beautifully illustrated by fellow expat Ana Serra. If you want to soothe the concerns of your 5-8 year old now faced with a move, then this book needs to be in your reading list before you board that plane.
Just out, this is the third book by the prolific British property guru, based in Spain, Nick Snelling. You may not always like to read the truth about moving to Spain, but no one can deny that you actually NEED to read this book if this is part of your plan. Nick runs the busy [...]