In writing Perseverance I am taking pains to base every creative decision, every ‘scene’ I write on the historical record. It’s proving – at times – rather constricting and has resulted in the release date being pushed back a whole quarter of a year! At least when Perseverance does hit Amazon later this year, I will be […]
Look at all those happy chaps with their paperback copies of LITTLE WHITE LIES, a ★★★★★ read (and it’s not just me saying that!). Don’t you want to be one of them?? The UK-only Goodreads giveaway has just ended (congrats winner!) and a paperback complete with author signature (value of paperback, £8.99/$11.99; value of my squiggles, […]
This is a special “deleted scene” from ‘Little White Lies’ – as promised! – to celebrate 200 adds of the book on Goodreads. It’s spoiler-free… but a little silly! Johnny was being uncharacteristically firm. He folded his arms across his chest to emphasise his resolve. “It’s not going to happen,” he repeated for […]
This morning I woke up to the news that Deadlands – one of the short stories included in my collection ‘The Last Train Home & Other Stories’ placed second in the 2012 Short Fiction Writers’ Guild contest for short, speculative fiction. I’m absolutely chuffed. Check out the contest results and the very worthy winners of […]
Little White Lies jumps from December 1st to New Year’s Eve, but for fun – and as a present for my beta readers – here’s the whole gang, university timeline, having Christmas dinner together before going home for the winter break. It’s spoiler free! Seasons’ Greetings! Sukie warily sniffed the air over […]
New review up today for The Last Train Home & Other Stories; check it out here! Baggybookworm is a well-ranged, general review site just coming back from a hiatus – check out past reviews and Follow for notification of future ones. Thanks Branka!
Pleased as punch that today HotLit Books gave The Last Train Home & Other Stories a whopping five stars and a ‘Read Now’ rating! Check out the review here – and remember to peruse the rest of the site for more indie gems. Thanks HotLit Books!!
In celebration of the launch night for The Last Train Home – for a limited time only – get one third off the price at Smashwords Publishing with coupon code MG29M!! After you’ve bought the book via Smashwords, you will have access to a whole range of formats for reading or printing: […]
About a year ago this week, I first put ‘fingers to keyboard’ and started writing my novel. The ‘pen to paper’ part happened about six months earlier, in a delightful notebook I’d gotten for my birthday six months before that and was saving for “a purpose”. I can’t even pinpoint when I first […]
Awesome Indies is a fantastic initiative that aims to promote indie-published works of a high and professional standard. I’m absolutely delighted to be informed that they believe The Last Train Home to be so. Check it out here.