Hi everyone, I was working on my latest book and being distracted by social media (Damn you Facebook!) when I realised that there are so many writers out there that don’t have a clue how about getting their work out there. In this new series of blog posts, I’ll be covering some of the basics. … Continue reading Tips for Indy Authors part 1: Planning
The end of the year and holidays are fast approaching so what better time to treat yourself to some books. As such, the Sundered Crown Boxset is on sale for just 0.99p/c on Amazon Kindle. Get your copy from - mybook.to/SCboxset
Hi folks, I've just got back from a few days away to the Lake District, which is in Cumbria. I've been there a few times over the years but this was the wife's first visit and as it was her 30th birthday we wanted to do something special for it. We stayed at a cozy … Continue reading The Lake District- A Land of Fantasy
Hi folks, apologise for the lack of communication over the past month but me and the wife have been undergoing the very stressful experience of moving to a new house. At the start of this year I began a new job role at a company based in Tewksbury which was over an hour drive away … Continue reading I’ve moved to Worcester
Hello, everybody, I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year! I thought I’d write a post about my plans for 2018. So last year was a bit of a rollercoaster for me jobs wise and was one where I learnt some tough lessons, both about life and writing. Life wise I learnt … Continue reading Happy New Year – What’s to come?
Is getting a traditional publishing deal better than going Indy? As a member of many writing groups online I’ve seen more than a few authors brag about landing traditional publishing deals. I have debated and in some cases outright argued with some who claim that landing such deals means that they are superior to us … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt About Self-Publishing – Is getting a traditional publishing deal better than going Indy?
Description and other monsters In this latest guest post, Aiden Meyer discusses how to write descriptions and the importance it has on a story. * Oddly enough, description does a lot more than just describe things. Think about this: "The sky was gray." It's the simplest, blandest description you can come up with, and yet … Continue reading Description and other monsters
In this guest post author and book lover, Claire Buss discusses being a reader of fantasy. Today is World Book Night. A perfect excuse to spend the evening curled up with your favourite book which is an easy ask for a book lover but what World Book Day really wants to do is encourage non-readers … Continue reading Being A Fantasy Reader