My first book is on Amazon

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Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:01 pm Post

It's funny what the title of this forum brings up for me. I love to write and believe I have potential but I cringe a bit at the thought/fear that I'm really not very good.

My book is self-published and is in the personal development domain with a cross over into workplace culture. http://amzn.to/cV32Da

It's my ambition to use fictional stories to make the points that I currently make using the rather boring self-help prose you find in that genre of writing. I think that will be awhile though, and all there is to do in the meantime is practice, practice, practice. That's what I write about on my blog:
http://thepracticeofyourlife.com

New to Scrivener but I'm loving it so far.

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Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:37 am Post

Congratulations, but five different posts on the same topic is a bit much.
You might spend that energy by setting up an author page at Amazon.
That will help to get your message out to the folks who really buy books!

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Fri Oct 22, 2010 3:46 am Post

Thanks, but I don't recall posting five times. Do you mind letting me know what you're referring to? Would hate to be occurring for anyone as spamming.

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Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:04 am Post

I think if you look at the forum topics list the 3 multiple posts should be quite straightforward to spot!

Edit: Screenshot removed, seems unnecessary now

You can delete two of the posts using the forum controls. Just hit the edit button for them, and check the delete post checkbox at the top of the editing screen. Maybe the forum has a few hiccups tonight - it did seem a little slower than usual for me posting this.

Not to worry, worse things happen at sea. Congratulations on getting your work out there :-)

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Fri Oct 22, 2010 4:44 am Post

No worries, I cleaned it up.
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Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:10 pm Post

Thanks very much. Not sure how that happened. Talk about creating a great first impression. :wink:

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Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:11 pm Post

Oh we've all done it from time to time. If you click the submit button more than once you'll accidentally send off a few copies. Congrats on getting your book out! Let us know how the experience is in terms of Amazon publishing. I think that whole aspect is a very interesting trend in the modern shift to viable self-publishing.
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Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:15 pm Post

I have not!
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Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:16 pm Post

I have not!
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Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:31 pm Post

Panthony wrote:Talk about creating a great first impression.

Panthony,
Welcome, aboard the leaky old pirate tub, Scrivener. Don`t feel bad about your little mishap.

Certain self-aggrandisers, among Scriv`s crew, often bung in 3/4/5 copies of their post, and plead ignorance when it`s pointed out to them. VIc-k is more than capable of creating a three page thread of nothing but a single post of his.

Moderators aren`t usually that on the ball as AmberV was with you hick-up. I wouldn`t put too much faith in any of them.
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