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Your Summer holiday reading (something to read on the plane)

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RE: Something to read on your coffee break

Remember how magazines used to include a short story? They were fun to settle down and read with a cup of coffee. Now you have a choice of 17 stories to read with your coffee Smile
Something to Read on the Plane
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RE: Something to read on your coffee break

Do you miss the short stories in magazines? Well some of the stories in Something to Read on the Plane were first published in magazines.
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(10 Dec 2015 05:58 PM)Jan Hurst-Nicholson Wrote: Wrote:  I was at a Christmas lunch yesterday and conversation got round to travel plans and someone said they had bought a book and were keeping it to read on the plane. I laughed and said I had just the book for them - and promptly sold a copy at a discounted Christmas special price because I happen to keep one in my car. Smile

Something to Read on the Plane
It's often a case of getting out and about and talking about what we do, i.e. write. I sold books to people on my flights on my travels in the early part of this year. Suddenly .au had 4 sales, when it hardly ever had any before and none since I stopped flying around! Bit too expensive to keep up that lark!
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RE: Always keep a print copy of your book handy

(01 Apr 2016 05:10 PM)Anna Faversham Wrote: Wrote:  
(10 Dec 2015 05:58 PM)Jan Hurst-Nicholson Wrote: Wrote:  I was at a Christmas lunch yesterday and conversation got round to travel plans and someone said they had bought a book and were keeping it to read on the plane. I laughed and said I had just the book for them - and promptly sold a copy at a discounted Christmas special price because I happen to keep one in my car. Smile

Something to Read on the Plane
It's often a case of getting out and about and talking about what we do, i.e. write. I sold books to people on my flights on my travels in the early part of this year. Suddenly .au had 4 sales, when it hardly ever had any before and none since I stopped flying around! Bit too expensive to keep up that lark!
Apparently somebody was reading and chuckling over 'The Sheep Pig' on a flight when a neighbouring passenger asked about it. This was the beginning of the film "Babe". I tried getting airlines to use Something to Read on the Plane as a promotional tool by putting the airline's logo on them and giving them away to passengers. The one airline that might have taken up the offer previously had a problem with copyright and I couldn't get the person to understand that I had copyright to all the stories because I had written them all Angry. That person has probably moved on - perhaps it's time to try again.Smile
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RE: Do you miss the short stories in magazines?

All this for only 99p Smile
Contents
A Quick Word – foreword
 
World Wide Worry
A Night on the Run
A Matter of Convenience – short story
Something in the Air
The Great Ant War
Poste Haste – short story
Malapropisms
A Fine Kettle of Fish
Technically Speaking
Doctor’s Orders
Light’s Out – short story
Dear Agony Aunt
Down the Hatch
Sex Education Ain’t What it Used to be
The Tryst – short story
Purrfect Communication
A Violet Headache
Night Noises – short story
Fifty Reasons for Feeling Fifty
The Letter – short story
Technical Tantrums
How Friendly a Passenger are you?  Quiz
Flying Doctoring
One Little Pig Stayed at Home – short story
A Public Inconvenience
Household Aids
Sticking Together

Family Ties – short story
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RE: Something to Read on the Plane (light literature, short stories & fun stuff)

I expect everyone is looking forward to their summer holidays. Don't forget to take plenty of reading material Kindle Smile
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RE: Something to Read on the Plane (light literature, short stories & fun stuff)

Thanks to Book Hippo I've had a nice little boost in sales, and even sold a couple of paperbacks 
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RE: Something to Read on the Plane (light literature, short stories & fun stuff)

Just the thing to take on holiday 
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RE: Something to Read on the Plane (light literature, short stories & fun stuff)

Makes a lovely gift for someone taking a trip overseas.
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RE: Something to Read on the Plane (light literature, short stories & fun stuff)

Don't forget it's also available in print - and small enough to fit into your pocket. Tongue
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