With Book 2 in the Empowered Ones out tomorrow there's no better time to get stuck into the series! To celebrate the launch of The Temple of Arrival, book 1 in the series The First Fear is available to purchase for just 0.99p/c until April 4th, and is FREE via Kindle Unlimited. Now is the perfect time to dive into the … Continue reading The First Fear for just 0.99p/c
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
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
Hi all, As I sit here looking out the window, I once again see the rain lashing down and the trees blowing wildly in the wind. This winter has felt like forever, but fortunately there are signs that Spring is rapidly approaching. The daffodils my wife planted last year are quickly beginning to burst into … Continue reading March 2020 Update
Ok, rant time. As you may recall I wrote a review of Star Wars the Last Jedi when it came out and the biggest complaint I had with that movie was the way it took a big steaming dump on the character of Luke Skywalker. At first, I thought it was just down to shitty … Continue reading I’m done with Hollywood Destroying Male Characters
It’s that time of the year again when writers from across the globe decide whether to embark on one of their toughest challenges- yep, the annual Novel Writing Month Contest (NanoWrimo) is here! I’ve entered NanoWrimo four time since I began this crazy journey of writing books and have only succeeded just the once. In … Continue reading A Guide to Nano Wrimo 2019
So, you may have seen the new logo up on the website’s banner and you may be wondering what it’s all about, well, dear reader let me tell you! For the past few months a bunch of us on the British and Irish Writing Community Facebook page have come together to create something brand new … Continue reading The Bard of the Isles Magazine Launches September 1st!
Hi everyone, I thought I'd share some of book two in the Empowered Ones series; The Temple of Arrival. I hope you enjoy it and if you haven't already please sign up to the newsletter. The Asylum The monotonous tapping of water striking stone was comforting to Skit. So too, was the constant flickering … Continue reading A Sneak Peek at The Temple of Arrival (Empowered Ones Book Two)
So SPFBO 4 is over and the excellent Orconomics took the winner's spot. I entered my book The First Fear into it and whilst it got a pretty good review from one of the judges it didn’t make it to the final rounds. I’ve been asked by a few other authors whether entering the competition … Continue reading Was SPFBO 4 worth entering?
Marketing is quite possibly the toughest aspect of being an indie author. How do you get your books in front of readers? How do you stand out from the crowd? In this series of blogs, I’ll be focusing on marketing and some of the tricks I’ve learnt over the years to generate some sales. Part … Continue reading Marketing Tips for Indie Authors – Making a Mailing List