So, Netflix’s attempt at an historical epic is now available to watch and on a rainy grim night me and the wife settled in to watch The Outlaw King, the untold story of Robert the Bruce. First off let’s get the good news out of the way. It’s no Braveheart, a movie that plays fast … Continue reading Review: Outlaw King
So, it’s nearly that time of year again when writers both professional and amateur start to think about what they’re going to write for National Novel Writing Month. What is NanoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November. Participants attempt to write a … Continue reading What to do for NanoWriMo 2018?
Hi folks I hope you’re well this balmy October. Just a quick update, I have some news to share regarding the audiobook edition of The First Fear and there’s some sad news coming from the SFF writing community. Audiobook in the works First off, after a few months of searching I’ve finally discovered a narrator … Continue reading The First Fear Audiobook and an appeal
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
Hi everybody, sorry not updating much lately me and the wife are in the middle of moving house so things are pretty hectic at the moment and are unlikely to settle down until after next week! Anyhow, if you're following the SPFBO competition you might be interested to know that there is a big promotion … Continue reading SPFBO Bookfunnel Giveaway
With the holiday season rapidly approaching its time to start thinking about what books you're going to take away with you. That's why all of the books listed below will be on sale throughout the holiday period. Heir to the Sundered Crown on sale - Free from July 23 -27 Unconquered: Blood of Kings - 99p/c from July 28- … Continue reading Summer Holiday Sale 2018
The SPFBO book cover contest is now open to the public vote and I need your help once again. This is a really big deal as the winner will receive massive coverage in the biggest fantasy indy publishing contest of the year. Vote at - http://www.easypolls.net/poll.html?p=5b463fa9e4b0f78c70ad5409 For more info visit - https://mark---lawrence.blogspot.com/2018/07/cover-contest-spfbo-4.html --- I massively appreciate your … Continue reading SPFBO Cover Contest Public Vote
So, a few months back I launched an experiment with my books by going wide with their distribution. Now that experiment is over and I will be going back to KDP Select exclusivity for all of my titles. You may think that having my books available on every format under the sun would prove to … Continue reading Why I’ve gone back to KDP Select
Hi, It's been a sweltering few weeks here in the UK and with the launch of The First Fear it's been a pretty hectic one for me too. I hope you've purchased a copy and are enjoying it! I think we can all agree that the cover art for the book is excellent and as … Continue reading I Need Your Help To Win!