Time Benders From 24th August until September 22nd, Malarat is one of a bundle of discounted eBooks featured on StoryOrigin. Why "Time Benders"? Because all the featured books involve time travel, history and steampunk! From a re-imagining of the story of Joseph of Nazareth, to an epic historical romance set in the Kremlins (fortresses) of… Continue reading Malarat joins the Time Benders!
Yep. Today I finished the first draft. Now I just have to edit it! The current word count is 180,000 plus, so I am going to have to shed a lot of pounds (as it were). I'm currently feeling slightly traumatised, because what do I do now? Of course, there's loads to do: some beta-reading… Continue reading Winterbloom first draft finished
Winterbloom is coming along nicely, and I have now passed the 125,000 word mark, despite some rather fierce inflight editing.
Our heroes (?) have now made it to Earth and are about to cause a modest amount of havoc in 1920's Bath. I'm having to bone up on such luminaries as Dr Dee, John Wood the Elder, and William Beckford.
In a moment of rash enthusiasm, I have created a box-set version of the first three books of my Mir: shamanworld series for Kindle. You can pre-order it here. The set comprises Children of the Shaman (currently free to download), The Glass Mountain, and Malarat. It is available to pre-order from Amazon and will be… Continue reading Oh no, it’s a box set!
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… Continue reading Indie-bum publishing: Children of the Shaman goes free (again)
The Glass Mountain will be on sale for 99c in the company of some excellent Science Fiction and Fantasy Books. Click here to see them all.
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,”… Continue reading Malarat reviewed at Black Gate
The Glass Mountain Now available in the Kindle Store here and from Amazon UK here. Cover art by Skylar Faith of Truenotdreams Design. Blurb: Now aged sixteen, Annat is living in the city of Masalyar and training as an apprentice shaman. Struggling with the pangs of first love and a wish for freedom, she is… Continue reading The Glass Mountain goes live on Amazon