Category Archives: Self-Publishing Journey

I am making my first journey from unpublished to self-published author. I am chronicling my experiences in the process.

Kicking and Crying in Marketing and Editing

The Kickstarter for book 3 in the Out of Orbit series has eight days to go. If you’ve been considering supporting this and getting some goodies and some exclusive stuff not to be found anywhere else, now is the time. … Continue reading

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New Month, New Meltdown

As you may have noticed, I’ve been rather quiet for the last month. This is not only due to the fact I’ve had very little to say of late, but also because I’ve been trying to organise my non-writing life. … Continue reading

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The Writing Confidence Crash

Every writer loses confidence at some point. It’s not a surprise, nor is it anything to be ashamed about. There are famous novelists who still have a crisis of confidence with every book. In fact, I’m sure that this is … Continue reading

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Teeth Blog Tour and Other Updates

As you may have noticed, I’ve been rather quiet the last few weeks. Not only have I had the most horrendous cold that is making sleep my best friend in the world, but I’ve also been planning for the Teeth … Continue reading

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Writing Environment #3: Motivation

I’m back with another Writing Environment post, and the fact it’s taken me two months to write this, I promise, has nothing to do with motivation. Thought I’d point that out now. Honestly, things have been rather busy. That’s a … Continue reading

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15 Things for 2015

Yes, that’s right, it’s another New Years resolutions, what we hope for 2015, post. If you’re already sick to the teeth of them, don’t worry, another week and I’m sure most of us will have forgotten we even made the … Continue reading

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Multiple Projects means Many Headaches

There is something funny about the evolution of ideas for creatively minded people. The more you work: the more ideas you have. It’s a momentum thing. Once you gather speed, it’s easier to simply keep going than it is to … Continue reading

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Teeth Blurb

Well, it’s been a little longer than the fortnight I promised. With a trip to Frankfurt shoehorned into the middle, I think I can be forgiven for a few days. Perhaps. Anyway, point being, the blurb for my vampire novella, … Continue reading

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Writing Environment #1: Playlists

There is always a lot of talk around your writing environment. ‘Is your writing environment feeding your productivity?’ and such questions. Finding your ideal environment can be a long process, but it is a process that won’t magically happen. You … Continue reading

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Teeth Cover Reveal

If you’ve been using Wattpad and you follow me, you might have seen that I’ve been releasing a vampire novella called ‘Teeth’ in regular instalments. Well, Teeth is almost finished (with the final two chapters written but not yet posted) and … Continue reading

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