Colin Dunbar

"With passion, patience, and persistence, anything is possible."

Self Publishing Articles...

...and stories, poems, generally just my ramblings...

These are my self publishing articles, short stories, poems, articles about life, and generally snippets of this and that. Hope you enjoy.

Self Publishing Articles

Self-Publishing FAQs

Answers to your questions about self-publishing. If you have a question that's not answered here, please drop me a mail, and I'll do my best to add it.

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Digital Publishing Technology


Get Your Bad Self-Published (book review)

If you want an honest and realistic insight into the world of traditional publishing, get yourself a copy of Get Your Bad Self Published.

I must be honest, when I read the title, I wasn't sure if it was a book about self publishing or publishing (temporary lack of concentration on my part).

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Short Stories

Africa Wild

Ray Travers sat back at the large oak desk, and gazed around his plush office. He was tired.

Ray's gaze stopped at a painting on the wall. It was a gift he was given by an old friend, Bull, as a farewell gift when he left his home town. He recalled the life spent in that small country town; pleasant times. The many hours he spent talking to his good friend, and the tales he was told about hunting in the Africa of old.

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Lose Some, Win Some

Mrs Brennan arrived home and Dougie helped with the dinner. Over supper they spoke of the day's events. Dougie made up a story of his afternoon's activities; his mom just COULDN'T find out, not now.

Dougie Brennan was up at five, showered and put on the only suit he had. Before he left the house he set the table for breakfast, for his mom and younger brother. He slipped quietly out of the house, so as not to disturb his mom and brother.

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Little Cabin on the Hill

Driving alone in the quietude of the early morning, thoughts danced through my mind: what type of person was? What questions could I ask? And what not? How would the interview go?

In my five years as a journalist this was the biggest scoop I had ever had. And certainly one of the most interesting.

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Two Wolves

City People

Am I the Lion?

Into the World

My Friend

Africa Wild

I Know It All

Articles on Life & Stuff

How to get the most from the power of motivational quotes

The power of motivational quotes should never be under-estimated.

There is a method you can use to get unlimited value from motivational quotes, and it doesn't take any special skill, or oodles of time.

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What is it REALLY Worth?


Magaliesberg Canopy Tour - Sep 2007

Magaliesberg Canopy Tour


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