Goodies to Gobble Up

I FEATURE IN two Bookfunnel promos this week.

Basically, the site is a platform to connect readers to new authors.

Readers get a free short story/book. Authors get an email address so they can harass inform readers of future promotions and new releases. Read more

Do you feel lucky punk?

I’ve teamed up with the guys over at SFFBookBonanza to throw a couple of giveaways your way.

There are two prizes on offer.

  1. a new Kindle e-Reader.
  2. 2 x $100 Amazon Gift card to spend however you like. Hint: My books are perfectly sized to prop up wonky tables.

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The Short Story Bonanza

A QUICK POST to alert my blog subscribers to a giveaway currently taking place courtesy of the guys at Instafreebie and hosted on my site (Yay!).

I’ve had an outrageous glut of traffic since the beginning of this giveaway; readers who have already visited the page and grabbed a short story of their choosing. Read more

Instafreebie…ermm…freebie, plus another Giveaway

My inactivity on the blog can only mean one thing. I’ve slotted back into the corporate world.

Not such a bad thing to be honest. No one said this writing lark would pay the bills anyway. While adjusting to early rises and having less time to paint the page with the voices in my head, I’m going to be investing more time giving away my books for free.

Because, I really don’t need the money!  🙂 Read more

Inverting Bad Reviews

YESTERDAY WAS A LANDMARK occasion in my author adventure.

After 71 combined book reviews across Amazon and Goodreads I received my very first 1-star. Yay!

It isn’t all roses and rainbows once your book goes live. There are always critics – some valid, others…well – perhaps a little misguided in their assertions. Nevertheless, the great ‘democracy’ that is Amazon, empowering every member with a vote, ensures your voice will be heard. That is, of course, a good thing. Read more