All Posts by Dixie Carlton

Five Four Three Two One… Ready!

I’m now only days away from launching my latest novel and I’m so nervous, excited, busy, and tense about it all at the same time.  But I’m also focused on seeing how well I can test a few theories about social media, Amazon, Ranking systems, and a host of other things. As someone who’s been […]

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Novel Number Two!

I’ve just finished the final proofing novel number two – Beyond the Shadows – and I’m very excited about it being made available on Kindle in time for Christmas.  So all you holiday readers will be able to enjoy a slice of romantic drama. The second book is a lot different to the first, and […]

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Now on Kindle

Margaret is now on Kindle – which is exciting for me as an author, but also great for you the readers, as the affordability of books, as well as their easy portability is even greater with Kindle.    One of the things I personally love about Kindle is the ability to read at night, on […]

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The London Book Fair Means…

Exciting news for me, which means EXTRA options for you. I was talking with my publishers at Panoma Press the other day, and was told my book will feature at the London Book Fair for the entire three busy days – this means that although they have hundreds of books to display there each year, […]

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Reviews can be an author’s best friend

After waiting with  baited breath, chewing my nails down to nearly my elbows, finally a handful of reviews are starting to roll in from people who have read my new book – Margaret – a song out of time.   WHEW – it’s always a relief to hear that people have really enjoyed what you […]

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A great start…

Off to a flying start with the new book launch last week.   My Publicist advised me yesterday that a major publication in the UK are interested in an exclusive story about me/the book… I should find out in a few days about this. But while sales have been steady and the initial interest from […]

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Launching to Coincide with a Global Event

One of the things I loved about working with Panoma Press was that they thought about publishing with a marketing mindset.  They could see the value in having my book launch to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8th March.   The link? Margaret – the character in my book, who was also a real […]

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The Dreams of a Writer at Launch Time

As we near the time for my book launch, I’ve been struck with technical challenges; my website crashed last week and it was mission to get it back up and running, only to find that it still wasn’t quite right until today; then nerves – will my book sell, will it get good reviews, what […]

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Author Advance Copies

  Woo Hoo – it finally arrived, my author advance copy came in the post and I have to tell you it was SO exciting!   Now this is not my first book, I’ve written several business books in the past, and the first couple of times, they were very exciting too. But there’s a […]

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