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Writing again

I’m between books. I’m not completely done with Mr Tumnal, but I’ve not started something new. I think I want to write my In Your Own Words story I have brewing (which is every bit as weird and wonky as…

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An early start to young career

I finished going though my royalty figures for last year today. It means that 2012 was the first year that I learnt a three-figure sum from my writing. Admittedly it’s been a pretty low three-figure sum but hey, I’ve never…

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Author Interview with Kevin Domenic

Following the launch of The End Of All Worlds in May this year Kevin Domenic of the Searching for Heroes book website was kind enough to interview me about my story, and, umm… me. That was back in June, and…

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Cautiously optimistic

Okay, I admit it (and I’m probably going to damn myself to obliteration by saying it) but I’m beginning to get cautiously optimistic that The End Of All Worlds is starting to move forward on its own in sales. It’s…

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First words of a story

After yesterday’s ramblings about the small seeds of bigger stories, today I found my old writing notebooks with the early sketches of plotting and characters. It’s interesting to look back – especially having seen how The End Of All Worlds…

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Words, words, words

Since receiving the latest version of The End Of All Worlds and my bravery of taking it into Cole’s Books, I’ve taken it up myself to read. It’s an odd experience reading back one’s own words. I’m used to it…

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The Indie Experiment #8: Sales Figures

So, The End Of All Worlds has been out in the world for 6 weeks now. Whilst sales have not rocketed to 4 figures (!!) they are nonetheless keeping themselves respectable. Earlier this month I did a free promotion for…

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The Interview Circuit

To celebrate one month in print, I have been interviewed by Kevin Domenic for the Searching For Heroes website. So if you want to find out a bit more about me, my life, my influences of course my debut novel,…

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The Indie Experiment #2: Weirdness!

I’ve always had that dream of receiving the first box of books delivered, hot off the press, and straight from the publishers, and imagined what it would feel like to open it up and suddenly have the books revealed inside….

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The Indie Experiment: Publication Day


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Today has not been my birthday; its not been an un-birthday; but it has been my book’s birthday. When I first visited Iceland in the summer of 2001 I fell in love with the landscape, the people, the history, the…

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