The Indie Authors guide

Want to publish that novel you've spent days, months or years of life sweating and crying over? Want to get it to market without falling victim to the vast array of scammers out there? Want to navigate the minefield that can be the author community and do it without breaking the bank? Well, with this … Continue reading The Indie Authors guide

Vote for The First Fear in the 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards

The First Fear has been nominated for the 2020 Readers Choice Awards contest by TCK Publishing in the fantasy category! - Please vote for it at https://www.tckpublishing.com/2020-readers-choice-voting-page/?fbclid=IwAR2GcDXnE7SiTZjQvpx52G9xdop4KxI5ezV1bImE8E583qsIS7313Am4a6g How to Vote You may have to disable pop-up blockers to vote depending on your web browser. The pop-up notification when you vote is necessary so that bots and spammers … Continue reading Vote for The First Fear in the 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards

What I’ve Learnt About Self-Publishing – Is getting a traditional publishing deal better than going Indy?

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?

What I’ve Learnt About Self-Publishing – Writing is not for the faint-hearted

Being a writer is a profession that leaves you wide open to critics from all walks of life and backgrounds. You may think you’ve written the best thing ever but be assured that someone somewhere will think its terrible and will most likely relish the chance of putting the boot in. Now I’ve received this … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt About Self-Publishing – Writing is not for the faint-hearted

What I’ve learnt about self-publishing – Book Promotion is Changing

Often when indy authors are asked; ‘What is the thing you need the most help with?’ the answer is most often ‘marketing’. And it's because of this answer that there are now hundreds of different services offering to promote your books. Since publishing Heir to the Sundered Crown back in 2014 I’ve experimented with a … Continue reading What I’ve learnt about self-publishing – Book Promotion is Changing