With a series, readers can get more depth and detail about characters and the world they inhabit. For the author it also gives additional scope and reach for marketing efforts.
The hidden markets of the Antipodean
The additional plus here is that the incredibly intelligent and discerning people who make up the Antipodean nations tend to give me my best reviews.
We write a little history every day
It just goes to show that not all that gets passed down in the written word from those older times is necessarily all mighty revelation.
The essence of our ancestors
A line in a book I am reading made me think rather too deeply about something. And that surely is the power of the written word. Something banal and taken entirely for granted can spark a sudden feeling, an emotion, and all of a sudden it inspires a change of perspective. The book is "The … Continue reading The essence of our ancestors
An interrobang, or a dog’s cock‽
It's funny how as a writers we use common forms of punctuation without considering why in fact they exist in the forms that they do.
More out of order than a Pulp Fiction movie
I was thrilled at the beginning of this month to release my third book. Ignoring, for a moment, my supernatural thriller novel, it was book two in my travel memoir series and was aptly titled, "It's not as bad as it looks." Book two continues and completes the story started in "Mistakes were Made" which … Continue reading More out of order than a Pulp Fiction movie
The challenges and opportunities of writing in multiple genres.
In traditional publishing it has long been the mantra that an author needed to pick, and subsequently, stick to a single genre.
A blog wot I wrote…
Language is a strange thing when you pause to truly consider it. And writing is another. Amazing what magic the written word can evoke.
Mirror, mirror, on the wall…
The belief was that the soul of the dead person could easily become entrapped within the hidden realm of the mirror, unable to depart and find peace.
Mr. Crowley – did you talk to the dead?
Many modern concepts of magic, wicca and the paranormal stem from the philosophies of the Golden Dawn and the teachings of Crowley himself.