That time when my book was reviewed: 3 lessons learned

That time when my book was reviewed: Diane Lee shares the 3 lessons she learned

When I started The Secret Lives of Writers series, I was approached by Alex Kourvo from Writing Slices (check the comments at the bottom of this post) to see if I’d submit it for a book review. Of course, I was

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My new short story collection is *FREE* to download this weekend!

Get The One & Three Others *FREE* this weekend. As a self publisher, I love writing short stories. Not only do you get to release them out into the world on their own quite quickly, but you also get to bundle

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Creative writing and secret lives

Writers write about creative writing Regular readers will know that over the last 18 months—yes, it’s been that long since it started!—I’ve been running a series by writers, for writers, on their approach to creative writing, with a special focus on how they

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Sunday Best – Publishing and Writing

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Sunday Best is a curated list of articles I’ve read over the past week or so that I find enlightening, educational or just plain interesting. This week’s focus is on writing and publishing, which is always of huge interest to me.

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Don’t make these 6 self publishing mistakes

Things I've learned from self publishing

It’s been six months since I published my first book on Amazon. I thought I’d be well on the way to notoriety, infamy and gazillionaire status (also known as being able to quit my day job) by now.  I thought

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Three things I’ve learned from self publishing

Things I've learned from self publishing

I knew nothing about self publishing when I decided to book this blog and publish it as the Love & Other Stuff series. Nothing. Nada. Zip. Actually, that’s not true. I knew nothing about self publishing (other than: I’m quite

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Love & Other Stuff – another update

This book self-publishing gig sure is a wild ride. I’m loving the steep learning curve that I’m pedalling up, and the business decisions I have to think about and make. I knew nothing about self-publishing when I started this journey

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Love & Other Stuff – an update

I wanted to give you all an update of where I’m up to with Love & Other Stuff. It’s been a fascinating project to work on and I’m glad I made the decision to go ahead with the book. I will

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I’m writing a book!

Actually, I’m not so much writing a book, as collating and editing one. Because, you see, the writing has already been written. I am turning this blog – The Diane Lee Project – into a book, and the book is

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