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My interview with the Australian Writers Centre

My interview with the Australian Writers Centre

  Recently the Australian Writers’ Centre interviewed me about my travel memoir, Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations & Sixty Dachshunds. I am so excited to share the interview where I talk about the book, self-publishing and why I chose to do it, my book launch team, and how I became a best seller on Amazon. Read the interview with the Australian Writers’ Centre below: Lisa Fleetwood on self-publishing and dachshunds

Win a copy of Destination Dachshund on Goodreads #Giveaway

Win a copy of Destination Dachshund on Goodreads #Giveaway

Enter my Goodreads giveaway for your chance to win one of three signed paper back copies of my Amazon best-seller Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations, & Sixty Dachshunds. (Australia only) It’s pretty simple – click below and enter the competition at Goodreads! Merry Christmas! Goodreads Book Giveaway Destination Dachshund by Lisa Fleetwood Giveaway ends December 20, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

My library has a new book!

My library has a new book!

I am very excited to have Confessions of a Mad Mooer: Postnatal Depression Sucks by Robin Elizabeth on a shelf in my library. It’s been a big year for both of us in our publishing journeys and I’m very proud to have our books hanging out on the shelf together – and they look pretty good thanks to the amazing artistic skills of Sally Walsh at Sillier Than Sally Designs. And guess what? I have copies of Confessions of a Mad…

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Merry Dachshund! Buy Destination Dachshund & receive a handmade dachshund Christmas ornament !

Merry Dachshund! Buy Destination Dachshund & receive a handmade dachshund Christmas ornament !

Need a stocking filler, a good read, or a cute dachshund Christmas ornament? Well here it is. It’s like I read your mind 😉 Just for Christmas my Amazon Best Seller Destination Dachshund: Three Months, Three Generations & Sixty Dachshunds now comes with the cutest handmade dachshund Christmas ornament. $22.99 for book and dachshund ornament for pick-up or local Penrith area/Blue Mountains delivery. *For postage Australia wide: $29.99 Get in quick before I hang all the dachshunds on MY Christmas tree! Please email…

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My new venture: Bookends Publishing

My new venture: Bookends Publishing

I have decided to start an independent publishing house. It is small. It will be a big learning curve. But I’m doing it anyway! All things must start from somewhere no matter how small. 2017 will be a big year! In publishing Destination Dachshund, I wanted to take my writing career into my own hands and with Bookends Publishing I want to be able to help other authors do the same thing. I also want to provide opportunities for new, emerging, and established writers. ‘Be…

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Kirkus Review for Destination Dachshund

Kirkus Review for Destination Dachshund

I was so pleased to receive a positive book review for Destination Dachshund from one of the most prestigious brands in publishing – Kirkus Reviews. Servicing the book industry since the 1930’s, Kirkus Reviews ‘stands for integrity, honesty and accessible reviews written with an insider’s eye’ and the Kirkus Indie program gives self-publishers like me the chance to earn honest critical review. “A likable author makes for a likable, dog-centric travel book.” – Kirkus Review “Fleetwood’s resulting chronicle of a multigenerational family…

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Self-Publishing is hard but it doesn’t need to be. I did it – so can you.

Self-Publishing is hard but it doesn’t need to be. I did it – so can you.

Self-publishing a book is hard work, mostly because it’s so bloody scary – …. which is why I joined Self-Publishing School to launch Destination Dachshund. And, even within that great community of writers and the helpful course modules it was still scary. For several reasons there were still many unknown factors in the publishing process: The course was mainly geared toward standard non-fiction, It was mainly geared to the American market, and as such not all the course worked for…

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