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Writing as a Passion, with K.R. Thompson (From the Trenches)

Today’s interview is with Kim Thompson (who writes as K.R Thompson – don’t worry, I’m not spilling any secrets 🙂 ). After starting to write as an escape, Kim discovered a passion for writing that has continued through multiple novels, novella and other stories. Kim’s advice is the perfect blueprint for a starting author who is unsure how to move forward in their writing career.       Thank you for taking the time to do this interview. To start with, can you tell us a bit about yourself, and how you got started writing? Thanks so much for having me,
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Marketing Tips and Advice from Mark Dawson (From the Trenches)

For the inaugural “From the Trenches” interview, I am very pleased to introduce Mark Dawson. We have had the honor and privilege of working with Mark from the start of his self-publishing career, when he first got back the rights to some books he had published though a publisher. From those small beginnings, Mark has become an extremely successful full-time author, selling hundreds of thousands of books and coming to the attention of TV and movie producers. Time will tell if we will be seeing his stories on the big (or small) screen in the future – fingers crossed!   Thank
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Launch of the new site

Back in May 2012, I came to the decision to offer my skills in formatting to self-published authors who wanted their book created with hand-crafted HTML. Things started off slow, and for a while I thought I had made a mistake “hanging out the shingle”. Then, after a slow start, the jobs started to come in. And, to my eternal gratitude, they haven’t stopped. But now it’s time to move my formatting services off my author site, and give them a site of their own. I’ll still be offering the same level of service that I always have, it will
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