It’s finally about to happen – my first book is set to be published! I’ve not had much sleep lately, trying to fit in lots of book-related tasks as well as that other thing, what was it…? Oh yes, everyday life. The launch date will be a little earlier than had been planned, this Saturday 23rd July. Blind Side will be by published … More Blind Side Launch & Blog Tour 21-30 July 2016
Yes, that’s it. The new title. My book is now called BLIND SIDE. RIP Ghosts of Chechnya. It’s been a painstaking process getting to the new title. Blind Side was my idea, but some consultation and dithering was involved before the final decision. Now I’ve chosen the title I’ve actually got to get used to it, which is not so easy after … More A new title, a cover and other news
Book Launch / Pre-launch Event This is planned to be a celebratory book reading. It may also be the ‘launch’ of Ghosts of Chechnya if the book is actually ready for publication by then (the date is a bit elastic and may not happen till later in June or early July – if so and I have any energy left … More Not yet finished after all
Not long to go now… My debut novel (I like the sound of that, forgive me) is set to be published by Unbound this summer! (cue drum roll, clashing of cymbals and general hullabaloo, however that’s spelled) They are aiming for June but have warned me about possible delays. I will have a firm date closer to the time. I’ve … More Ghosts of Chechnya to be published this summer
or the sweet relief of reaching one’s crowdfunding target in spite of misgivings & dreams of being strangled by rampaging percentage signs … More Amazing things do happen once in a while
My book crowdfunding campaign nears the end – the final haul to make 100% … More 11 days to go!!&&$$$£!!!!
Seeing as my ‘book-in-progress’ is up on the Unbound website seeking to make its way into the world, I thought I’d better say something about this whole shebang. Be part of a revolution, says Unbound, an innovative independent book publisher. Time will tell if that’s true, but this is certainly a different way of doing … More A different kind of publishing: my leap into the unknown