Category Tools and tips

Have you discovered eBookSoda yet? Curated titles for readers.

Another great reader site for readers, that takes only books with above a 3.5* rating, and at least 8 reviews, so you are assured of quality, plus when you sign up you specify which genres you are interested in, so you are only offered books tailored to your taste. Take a look at:  www.ebooksoda.com The […]

The Prince’s Man is featured in today’s ‘Kindle Books and Tips’ newsletter

  The Prince’s Man is featured today on the KINDLE BOOKS AND TIPS website, on the following page: http://www.fkbooksandtips.com/2014/01/05/more-free-discounted-kindle-book-offers-104/ If you haven’t yet found this great resource of free and low price/discounted QUALITY ebooks, then you are missing out! All books featured on this site have above a 4* rating with at least 10 reviews on […]

If You Don’t Enjoy Marketing, You’re Doing It Wrong

(Ridiculous) Rules of Writing

I felt compelled to share this hilarious poem about the rules of writing with all of you out there: Borrowed from Anne R. Allen I would suggest you go take a look at the whole post after you’ve giggled yourself silly with this little treat:   Here is a little verse I stole from Dorothy Parker wrote about […]

Have you discovered ‘The Fussy Librarian’ yet?

THE PRINCE’S MAN is being featured on Friday (big day for me!) on the great website – The Fussy Librarian a website dedicated to providing you with tailor-made lists of books that might interest you. Instead of signing up to an ebook service that sends you lists of books in all genres, most of which won’t […]

Designing my eyecatching cover for THE PRINCE’S MAN

With the cover reveal for DESPRITE MEASURES imminent (yay!), I thought I would share the design steps that went into the cover for THE PRINCE’S MAN. Those who attended my facebook launch party might recall I ran a competition, with the question: how many photographs are there in the cover picture? The answer: 4 Mountain background […]

Book Spotlight: post-apocalyptic novel THE LIVING HUNGER

Released in July 2013, THE LIVING HUNGER is by Dennis Larsen, an enterprising author who has also created the resource website, e-Reader Recon – more on that later. About THE LIVING HUNGER The author presents a Post-Apocalyptic story of struggle, endurance and survival. ‘The Living Hunger’ is book one in the series with book two projected for […]

Indie publishing – the lazy way – using Draft2Digital

I’m leaving this post as it stands for now, but as of the start of February 2014 D2D have had a major falling out with Amazon and all books published through them to the ‘Zon have been delisted. D2D states that they will be pursuing a better working relationship with Amazon in the future, but for […]

50 Ways to Say ‘Villain’

Originally posted on Writers Write:
by Mark Nichol from Daily Writing Tips 1. Baddie: a bad person, especially a villain or a villain’s underling in a novel, a film, or a television program (usually lighthearted) 2. Beast: a reprehensible person, especially one with coarse, violent habits 3. Black sheep: an amoral, dishonorable person 3. Blackguard: a reprehensible person 4. Brute: a…