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‘Healing Paths of Fife’ November Quiz ~ 2 Copies for Grabs

‘Healing Paths of Fife’ November Quiz

Entry ~ Donation to the Kirkcaldy Foodbank


  1. Which saint allegedly began a pilgrim’s route across the Firth of Forth on the way to Dunferline and St Andrews?

  2. Who was the ‘real’ Robinson Crusoe?

  3. What occupation did Robert Louis Stevenson pursue before he became a writer?

  4. Which saint has a cave in Pittenweem?

  5. Who was the famous lady mathematician from Burntisland in the 19th Century?


Entry fee: A donation of your choice to Kirkcaldy Foodbank via

Just Giving Kirkcaldy Foodbank

Write your name with the comment:

November Quiz entry ‘Healing Paths of Fife’

Then send your five responses by email to dianariduna@yahoo.com or fill in the form below:




The people with correct answers will put into a hat on Saturday and the two winners will be announced on December 2nd. They will be sent an email and then their copy of ‘The Healing Paths of Fife’ will arrive before Christmas.

Follow me @Riduna on Twitter for some clues from Monday 18th til Thursday 28th before close of competition on Friday 29th November at 5 pm GMT

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Next Three Challenges to Getting in the Zone ~ More Small Steps to Book Marketing


Small Steps to Book Marketing Review

A month ago on my blog post ~ Getting in the Zone~  I set myself three challenges so how am I doing?

  1. To get to know the #Writing Community on Twitter, because the writing world can be a bit lonely having moved away from your support group.


#WritingCommunity are a lively bunch of folks always asking fun questions about writing life, your characters and your novel or current project. @JuliaColbourn @Marylee MacDonald and @LombardEmma I’ve connected to most. Great encouragers!

2.  To write regular blog post.


I’ve really succeeded in this one, my post ‘Getting in the Zone, being the most read but I’ve just set up a campaign to sell ‘The Healing Paths of Fife’ in aid of Kirkcaldy Foodbank and this has generated an abundance of posts quite naturally.

3. To use my Book Trailer for ‘Murder Now and Then’


I’m afraid I posted it on twitter once and on Facebook and then forgot all about it.

As the song goes, Two out of Three ain’t Bad.

My next Three Book Marketing Challenges

  1. Follow Back

Over the years I have become very remiss at following back folks on Twitter. At first this was so that I could see the people’s tweets I wanted to see, which is all very well, but it is not very kind, so I’ve decided to follow back and try to set up Lists so that I can see those with whom I interact with most. Here are instructions I just googled:

To create a List:
  1. Visit your Lists page via the gear icon drop-down menu or by clicking Lists on your profile page.
  2. Click Create List.
  3. Name the List & provide a description.
  4. Designate the List as Public or Private.
  5. Save the List.

     2. Quiz

Set up a quiz so that I can practice using forms and email and begin to get a real buzz with people on Facebook and Twitter.

   3. Hootsuite

Relearn how to use Hootsuite. It looks soooo complicated now since I used it three years ago, but to put it simply, it allows you to schedule tweets and Facebook posts so that you can rationalise your free time but keep a presence. That does not mean that all my posts will be scheduled. I love the banter of Twitter and Facebook in real-time too, and that is so important but it certainly helps time management.


Filed under Marketing your novel, Social Media Networking, Writing, Writing a novel