Tips for Indy Authors part 1: Planning

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

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I’m in SPFBO 2018

Hi everyone, just an update on how things are going. This week sees the release of my new book The First Fear. I hope you enjoy it as much I did writing it. If you've not pre-ordered then don't worry you will be able to pick it up for the special launch price of just … Continue reading I’m in SPFBO 2018

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

Writing Fantasy – Keeping it Real? Part 1 – Swords

Hi everyone, I thought I would start a new blog series about what I’ve learnt since I started writing fantasy novels. In this first part, I’ll be covering the issue of fantasy weaponry with a special focus on swords. In the Sundered Crown Saga and in other fantasy series, swords are typically the weapon of … Continue reading Writing Fantasy – Keeping it Real? Part 1 – Swords