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Telemache – read the first chapter of an unpublished prequel

Posted on February 14, 2016

This is for all those intrigued by the shared dream/nightmare mentioned in Chapter 1 of Shadowless, where generations of dreamers remember huge cities being destroyed. If you wanted to know more about the Catastrophe that took place 450 years before th …

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Now the party’s over…

Posted on February 9, 2016

Thanks to everyone who came to the book relaunch party, I had a great time myself (luckily I was too busy to be nervous as I’d feared I might!) and hope you enjoyed yourselves too. A big thank you to Bill’s staff, who did us proud with the setting and …

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Will you be ready to party again by the end of January?

Posted on December 21, 2015

The coming of Christmas and the New Year may wear us out with the social whirl, but it won’t be long before the end of January approaches and we’re all ready for another party. So don’t forget there’s an open invite to the relaunch party for Books 1 an …

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Day 2 on the Underground

Posted on December 4, 2015

Granted this wasn’t the same as other books, since this was a two day, two book promotion, but the book fairies were out again both morning and evening on 26th November, this time leaving Restoring the Light at stations. Again, for interested self-publ …

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Day 1 on the Underground…

Posted on November 25, 2015

Since this is the first time I’ve tried a marketing campaign like this, I thought I’d blog on how it goes over the next week. Useful reference for me on how effective it is, and useful research for any authors and publishers out there on whether it wou …

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Free books for Londoners? What about the rest of us?

Posted on November 23, 2015

Just because you don’t live in England’s capital city is no reason to miss out. To coincide with Books on the Underground distributing copies on the London underground from 25th November, Shadowless on Kindle is FREE until 8am GMT 27th November. Find S …

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More reviewers wanted!

Posted on November 19, 2015

I found Shadowless on the shelves of the local library today (pictured), and had one of those ‘yep, now I feel like a real writer!’ moments. Thanks to everyone who has provided a review already. I’d love to have more, particularly for Restoring the Lig …

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Read what you love, whenever you can

Posted on October 13, 2015

This is my catchphrase. I put it in book dedications, I try to keep it in mind all the time. There are good scientific and cultural reasons for doing so, as Bookmachine, the publishing industry professionals’ website, can confirm. Check out their artic …

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

Posted on October 9, 2015

Pictured here is what I should have been doing last Thursday, 1st October. However a cartload of lemons in the form of a missing book stock order intervened, and here’s what I actually did that evening. After the Failure to Launch last week, a postmort …

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On to the next book…

Posted on September 17, 2015

I have a confession to make. You’re probably going to have to wait a while for Book 3, Playing a Dark Game. I’m a slow writer, and though it’s three-quarters written and the core plot is complete, one or two of the new characters have still got stuff u …

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