Category Archives: Self-publishing

What Do I Look For in a Book Cover?

I had a thought the other day when putting out my blog on Historical Fiction Covers for March. And yes, contrary to insidious rumour, I do occasionally have thoughts of my own. Anyway, I thought it would be interesting – … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Book Covers for Historical Fiction

Currently, the last few tweaks are being made to the paperback cover for The Last Shroud, so covers are in my mind at the moment. Cover design is an important part of the publishing process and so – like most … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened at Foyles – I Came Out!

I’ve been busy of late, polishing up the first draft of The Last Shroud ready for the editor, doing some last minute research and also engaging in a fair bit of walking in Dorset and Yorkshire. Still, amongst all those … Continue reading

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Today I’m pleased to be a guest on Stephanie Hopkins’ Layered Pages Blog

If you’d like to find out what I have to say about why I write and how writing has changed me,  click here.

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How much is a Book Worth?

In the past month or so I’ve been doing some research about the pricing of ebooks. For months I priced my debut ebook at $2.99 but in August I dropped the price to 99c. Partly that was the result of … Continue reading

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Writing the Second Book

Firstly, I should apologise for the length of time I have been absent from my blog. My very good excuse is that I have been finishing my second book, A Traitor’s Fate, which is the sequel to Feud. I set … Continue reading

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Learning to Swim in the Self-Published Fiction Lake

A while ago I did a guest post on another blog about my experiences with self-publishing. Now, not much older and only a bit wiser, I thought I had a few more things to say about it. There are so … Continue reading

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