Good News for Authors

In fact great news for most people. Twitter has increased its capacity for tweet characters from 144 to 280. Hopefully this will make marketing your books a little easier with more scope to explain your plot. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-41900 Also see this article trending on the BBC Thank you to the BBC for this article. Stop by and […]

The Scariest part – Marketing.

So now it’s time to blow your own trumpet, you thought you’d done the hard work in creating your beautiful book but then you realise that if no-one knows about it how can you sell it and get other people to love your baby as much as you do. For me this has been by […]

Everyone’s a Writer, what else do you do?

Why do we choose to write, it’s not easy or glamorous, it eats our time and makes our families suddenly have to fend for themselves as we’re wrapped up in grammar, spelling, research, formatting, design, graphics, publicity and accountancy. We tie ourselves into a fantasy world and push away reality… why? It’s hard work, I […]

Indie Authors, No Need To Spend A Fortune.

Are you a new indie author? Confused by so many companies that are promising you the world and happy to take your money off you for doing it. A first it looks like a minefield but it’s pretty easy to manoeuvre around once you’ve set yourself a spending limit, the more you’re prepared to do […]

WHAT!!! Shut Up!

So I have no idea what’s going on… last month I gave my book ‘The Community’away free for 3 days. Publicised like crazy for all 3 days, approx 80 books were downloaded. I was happy with that, hoping that there may be a few reviews and sales of book 2 ‘Pictures of Deceit’. It did […]

Update. 

Readers In The Know. If you’ve been following you’ll know that I used https://readersintheknow.com and their free 60 day trial. Last Sunday  ‘The Community’ was book of the day, I had high hopes and was quite prepared to stump up my £20 if there was a positive outcome. I checked all of my sites and […]

W – Writers Wednesday

  I have been running this on and off for a while now and I’d like to give it a wider profile. This is a place to freely advertise your books, blogs, articles in fact just about anything you would like to get out there, you might just gain yourself some followers. It’s free so […]

Book Promotion for Indie Authors.

I just spotted this on the Forbes page, I was looking into the labyrinth that is book promotion, I read it and it rang true, I seem to be spending so much time trying to promote The Community that the writing of my next novel has all but ground to a halt. So now I’m going to […]

A Very Special Offer

Why don’t you treat yourself to a good read,order ‘The Community’ (More info below) on Kindle or paperback before the end of March and send me a photograph of you reading it, and/or a review of it and for one or maybe two of you I will name a character after you in the book I am […]

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