A big shout out to Dave Ayers at the fantastic website that pitches itself as "the inane ramblings of the motorcyle obsessed." He was good enough to work patiently with me to put together a promotional article based primarily around the recent release of "A Fast Bike to Byzantium." You can read the full article … Continue reading Flies on the Visor
“Unlocking the Secret of Sequel Power”
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 ancient art of accidental preservation
Thousands and thousands of these manuscripts were re-purposed in this manner and who knows what wealth of history and information lies hidden in the spines.
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.
To KENP or not to make any moolah?
KENP stands for Kindle Edition Normalized Pages, so I am guessing the name was made up by some guy in IT rather than some seventeen year-old marketing whizz kid
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.