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The Power of the Internet

November 09th 2013

Many thanks to all the thousands of US, Canadian, UK, Continental European and India based downloaders of ‘Hidden Lives’ during the free promotional period on Amazon Kindle on Thursday Nov 7-8. Without the power of the internet we’d never have met. I hope you all enjoy the book, its mad characters and the dark English […]

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Becoming an e-book writing entrepreneur

November 07th 2013

Last Saturday I attended a seminar in London hosted by Bloomsbury Publishing on e-book marketing. It was very informative and well attended. The meeting was held in a lecture theatre at Imperial College and so for all us literary parvenus it was rather intimidating to see cut out jet engines and other wonderous pieces of […]

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The naive and bumbling author

July 26th 2013

It’s rather exciting as every morning I go to my Amazon Kindle Self Publishing site to check the number of downloads for ‘Hidden Lives’ from the previous day. If I am feeling brave I hold off for two days. When the book first went ‘live’ I couldn’t work out why there was only one sale […]

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Hidden Lives – download link and first review!

July 17th 2013

Hidden Lives is available now on Amazon for download to Kindle, smartphone or tablet. Click here! Reviews on Amazon would be very much appreciated. The first review is a great one – thanks ever so much Caz: “A great read reminiscent of Tom Sharpe. Stacks of humour, fabulous characters and a wild plot. A really […]

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The arduous art of novel writing

June 26th 2013

Well it’s finished. In fact it was finished many months ago, in fact years ago, yet the temptation to continuously fiddle with the MS is obsessive. It might be called Compulsive-Altering-the-Script-Disorder (CASD). As it is my first attempt at a full length book  I have sought advice and read endless articles on the web and […]

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A flight of fancy

June 24th 2013

A shot of me in the No 2 seat of my friend’s WW2 Dakota, somewhere over Europe. Couldn’t resist this little nostalgia trip.

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New website

First outing for my new author website to help promote my first novel Hidden Lives, with a little help from Victoria at YorkshireWords. No ghostwriting whatsoever has occurred in the making of this blog post.

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