Catherine loves getting e-mail, especially now that she’s unsubscribed to 50+ online store mailing lists and her inbox is feeling a little lonely, but getting e-mails that fall into any of the categories listed below make her feel like this:


Angry Dinosaur Face-Inducing Categories

  • Questions about self-publishing that have already been answered on this site
  • Offers to supply advertising or SEO bait thinly disguised as a guest post
  • In fact, anything about guest posting, unless we’ve already spoken about it
  • Impossibly open-ended questions about self-publishing, e.g. ‘How do I self-publish?’
  • Mass e-mails from strangers who are selling something and don’t know how to BCC
  • Invitations to review books in exchange for things. As of always, Catherine doesn’t review books
  • Please read the above list again to make absolutely sure, because this doesn’t seem to be working…

Now because that was a little angry and sarcastic, here is something nice:

Fireworks Walt Disney World

Look, it’s the place where the magic lives! And dreams come true! And ooh, sparkly fireworks!

Well done for reading all the way down here! And apologies too. To send a private message to Catherine, fill in the boxes below and click Submit.

One more thing though: *****I won’t answer your question about self-publishing*****. That’s not because I’m being rude, but because I’ve already written about 300,000 words about the subject on my blog which is available for free, and another 120,000 words in a book that you can buy for the price of 1 week’s speciality coffee habit. And I actually think it’s you who’s being a bit rude, if I’m honest, for taking the shortcut of e-mailing me instead of researching it like the rest of us had to do…

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