Then, a week or so later, I recirculate the contents of the newsletter in a blogspot, adding updates as necessary. Here's this month's newletter:
The world that we know is being turned upside-down by the Covid 19 pandemic - I hope my biography of the remarkable artist, Jago Stone, may bring meaning to any time wisely spent in self-isolation.
If you go to the Amazon website, you can read the first review - a 5 star review from Yvonne Jackson who is a resident of Hellidon and a lady I have never met, and another 5 star review from Peter Hendry who lives in St Ives.
One reader of the biography, Ingrid Helmer, has left a review on a Dutch website saying the book 'reads like a train' - I love that idiom from Holland!
Please, please - add your own reviews when you finish reading. This is hardly the best time to have a book published and sales will, to some extent, depend on word-of-mouth recommendation. If you can help publicise the virtues of a cracking good read, Unicorn and I will be very grateful.
|Jago in the Notley Arms, Exmoor - 5 February 1969|
Louise Campbell, the marketing director at Unicorn, has explained that they need to allow time to move the hard copies of the first print-run to book distributors and retailers. The American and Australian wholesalers and