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I’m on Patreon (and other fun updates!)

Hi folks, I’ve been toying with the idea of setting up a Patreon page for some time, but I wasn’t sure what to give back as rewards… but, this week I’ve had a flurry of ideas, so here we go… But first… What is this “Patreon” business? Patreon is a site which enables wonderful people…
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June 21, 2018 0

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June 21, 2018 0

Happy Hellhound Day

Happy “Hellhound” Day! “Hellhound” is now available to buy! YAY! I’ve put together a page featuring all of the websites (that I’m aware of) that are currently stocking “Hellhound”. Check it out here, pick your favourite retailer and grab the book! Remember, the HOWL discount code is still valid on louyardley.bigcartel.com. Enjoy!


April 19, 2018 0

Lou’s News

Just about every how-to-promote your self-published books guide on the internet tells you to set up a mailing list and keep your subscribers up-to-date with what you’re doing. Now, I already have a mailing list… but I don’t actually send anything out. So, all that’s about to change. The mailing list is back – and…
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April 19, 2018 0

“Hellhound” – A sneak preview!

The release of “Hellhound” is just around the corner (that’s on the 19th April for those of you who have been living under a rock), so I thought now would be a great time to give you a little taster, so that you can see what to expect. If you like what you read, please…
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April 17, 2018 0

Get 10% off!

“Hellhound” is officially released on Thursday, so here’s a discount code to celebrate. Use HOWL at the checkout in my online shop and receive 10% off orders over £4. Limited time only. Please note that the ePub and mobi versions of “Hellhound” will be available on release day (Don’t worry – the code will still…
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April 16, 2018 0

“HELLHOUND” is out on 19th April 2018

Great news, everyone! “Hellhound” will be unleashed on the 19th April 2018. It should already be popping up in various stores as a pre-order, but if your favourite store isn’t stocking it, let me know. Also, tell them that you want it. They may be able to (and should be able to) order it in.…
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March 30, 2018 0

Every day is a social media day!

As well as filling you in on my writing adventures, I thought I’d also start writing some blogs about the other side of self-publishing: PROMOTION. “Promotion” is a scary word. I’ve come to discover that promotion is hard. Stupid hard. The thing is, it should be easy. Stick a few posts on your favourite social…
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March 14, 2018 0

You’ve got mail

I’m planning to relaunch my Mailing List in the not-too-distant future – sometime between now and before “Hellhound” is released… and I need your help. My first attempt at this mailing list business was a little half-arsed. Sure, I tempted folks in with the promise of a short story (“Lydia”), but then it pretty much…
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March 2, 2018 0

Imps (a World Book Day treat)

Today is World Book Day and, as “Hellhound” is not quite ready for your reading pleasure (it won’t be too much longer, I promise!), I thought I’d share a lovely little bit of flash fiction with you. Happy World Book Day! IMPS Lou Yardley © 2018 The scraping meets my ears every night. Scratching sounds…
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March 1, 2018 0
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