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Top 10 Tips for Publishing Your Book: Robin Bower

My self-publishing journey

I published my first novel on Amazon Kindle in 2014. This was the culmination of about five years’ work at some financial cost. Most aspiring authors want to know how to get published, make money so they can live in the south of France or a tropical paradise and write books while sipping on margaritas. …

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Senses of Paris Kindle ebook: Robin Bower

Senses of Paris Kindle version now available!

The Senses of Paris Kindle version is now available just in time for the French National Day on 14 July. Get it here! It’s been a challenge preparing the Kindle version of such a colourful, artistically designed book like this one. The Kindle version doesn’t really lend itself to design elements so it’s not quite …

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Robin Bower author: childhood home in South Perth

Memories of river set the scene for new novel

I was born at the South Perth Community Hospital and grew up on the banks of the Swan River in Parker Street opposite the Perth Zoo. My home was a grand old house that my grandfather bought as a home for his wife and three daughters. On his death, two of the daughters (one of whom …

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Senses of Paris cover: Robin Bower, author

Senses of Paris now available

Our new release, Senses of Paris, is now available to buy from Amazon. The book launch was held in October at the Bonjour Perth French Festival. It was huge fun and thanks to everyone who came along to support us. Here’s a taste of what we talked about at the launch and what the book is about: …

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A great conversation can happen anywhere: Robin Bower - author

Top tips for a great conversation

The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. Franklin D Roosevelt, US President 1933–45 Did you know that the fear of public speaking has a term? It’s called Glossophobia (glosso — tongue, phobia — fear). Some of you may know the feeling: Accelerated heart rate, dry mouth, pounding head, red face and neck — What does it …

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Writing speeches with Jerry Seinfeld: Robin Bower author

Making speeches with Jerry Seinfeld

According to most studies, people’s number one fear is making speeches. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? That means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.  — Jerry Seinfeld That’s a joke by Jerry Seinfeld, arguably the …

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