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Indie-bum publishing: Children of the Shaman goes free (again)

I couldn’t resist. I read a very interesting article by Mark Lefebvre of Kobo Writing Life and Ali Parker, a new and successful author, entitled The Secret to Marketing Your Book Series. The article is on Freebooksy’s Blog (they are a well-known book promotion and review site, similar to Bookbub and Bookgorilla) and so it […]

Bookgorilla author pages

I’ve started running around (like a headless chicken) creating lots of new pages for myself. First up, I was discovered a new offer from Bookgorilla, who will create a free author page for you, on the basis that you work to share the link to the best of your ability. I’m just road-testing this now, and will report back later on.

Guest Writer: Jessica Rydill

Fantasy author and editor Jan Edwards has very kindly given me a guest slot on her blog: Guest Writer: Jessica Rydill. And not just me! Jan is featuring a series of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror writers, as well as her own regular blogs. Previous guest bloggers so far have been Misha Herwin and Joanne […]

Short story of vampires set in Stoke Newington!

I have published one of my short stories on Amazon. Called The Alukah, it features one of two friends who I shared a flat with in 1980’s London – specifically, Stoke Newington. The Alukah is an urban fantasy set in 1983, and involves the unexpected encounter between a real person and two of my shamanworld characters. And a […]

Me and my displacement activity

I’m reading at the moment, and enjoying it. This is a real luxury for me. I can go for long periods without being able to read at all, unless it’s connected with ‘work’. The trouble is there seems to be so little time. I want to read, write and also socialise on the internet, but […]

Malarat reviewed at Black Gate

I am delighted that Malarat has received a review from Donald Crankshaw at Black Gate, as part of his series on self-published fantasy. Malarat is the third book in my Mir: shamanworld series, and the first to be self-published. Short extract from the review: Malarat’s cover says that it’s a “Novel of Love Beyond Death,” […]