The Frustrations of Self-Publishing

Hello all. Today, please forgive me, I am going to be quite self indulgent. I will do my best to keep away from 'Oh woe's me!' and the like, but I can't make any firm promises. So this self-publishing ebook lark. I started back in 2011 with no real idea what I was doing. I …

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Confessions of an Ebook Writer

I’ve been wanting to write about my experiences publishing online for a long while now, but have been looking for the right moment to sit down and bash out a page or two on the ol’ keyboard. I thought it might be interesting for those who know me, or those looking to have a go …

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Japanese Girl and Boy bands, and what’s the deal there?

So, you know today's pop music, perhaps more than ever before (let's be honest this is always an ongoing criticism) has become homogenised and samey? Well, here in Japan they have seriously taken that to another level, and quite frankly, it's a worry. Yep. AKB48.   Sure, I've talked about AKB48 before, and for those …

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