Just a few days until Frost: A Ruin Novella hits the shelves. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come this Monday, August 31st! Click the link under this snippet to download the full preview. Steel grey Manhattan avenues fizzed by in a blur of concrete, greed, and drizzle. It was rush hour, bumper to … More Frost: A Sneak Peek
The release day for Frost (Ruin Saga #0) has been set: 31st August 2015. Put it in your diary and get ready to hold onto your pants. Right here, take this to whet your appetite: some magnificent cover art, once again produced by the wonderful Levente Szabo. I’m in love with it; tell me what you … More Frost (Ruin Saga #0) – Cover Art Reveal
The topic of e-book pricing gets a hell of a lot of attention. I mean, lots and lots. The publishing world is changing at lightning pace, the old guard of the big-six and their ilk are losing their grip, and nobody has the answers. Experiments are going on all over the place, nothing is static, … More Ebook Pricing: What’s Profitable vs. What’s Reasonable
Getting reviews as an indie author is tough, really tough. I treasure every one I get, because the wonderful people who give up their time to give feedback are absolute angels. But there’s no denying that they’re few and far between. The rub of it is that reviews are pretty much your bread and butter, … More How Writers Can Cope With Reviewers’ Varying Rating Systems
I’m trying something new. There’s a new widget in the sidebar of this blog entitled Suggest a Revision. Pretty self explanatory. If you find yourself thinking something amiss or notice an error in any of my work, please let me know and be part of making these books as good as they can be. It’s … More Help Me Revise My Books
I like to talk about books. Nay, I love it. It takes all kinds to make a world, but to be frank, it confuses me when people tell me they don’t read. Some manage it with shocking nonchalance, as though they had breezily pronounced, “Oh, no, I don’t breathe. It’s just not something I do.” … More Buy spine-out books, not face-out books
Today’s the day! Brink, Book 2 in the Ruin Saga, is now up for sale! Shadow has fallen over the remains of the Old World. Decades after the apocalypse, Norman Creek and the mission of New Canterbury face a world turned hostile by famine and betrayal. Struggling to save all they can before civilisation vanishes … More Book Release: Brink – Ruin Saga II
It was a pleasure to talk post-apocalyptic fiction with Andrew Knighton on Twitter. He recounts things in detail on his blog, talking about post-apoc’s role in addressing the fragility of society. Read about it here!
A huge thanks to Nadine Matheson of Spectrum books for her review of Our Fair Eden. Check it out here!
The release of Brink is approaching! I’ve got the manuscript back from the proofreader, and all that remains is the formatting. It’s gone out to my wonderful bunch of advance readers and reviewers, and we’re now spooling up towards the big release. I’m yet to set a concrete date, but rest assured it’ll be on the … More Brink Sneak Peek