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The NaNo Novel Mix-Up

On the 1st of November, 2012, I began writing the first draft of what would later become Dead and Buryd. Since then, every November I sat sat down and written the first 50,000 words of the next Out of Orbit … Continue reading

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Dead Stress under Deadlines

I had a very exciting day yesterday. Instead of groaning as I received yet another spam or pointless email, I was glued to my gmail as I made a decision on an editor for the third Out of Orbit book. … Continue reading

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Cross Hobby Marketing

I am a self-published author. While some people consider this as ‘I couldn’t get a publishing deal’, I think of it as having my own little company. I also have a number of friends who have their own companies. Mostly, … Continue reading

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Sci-Festival and Festive Science.

For me, Post-Christmas is usually a time for squeezing in that last bit of overindulgence before New Years resolutions. I eat the rest of my chocolate and sweets from Christmas, I slob around watching TV, and generally do very little. … Continue reading

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The Cliffhanger Conundrum

Two days ago, I was pottering around Facebook when I came across a status by Hugh Howey. Saw Catching Fire yesterday. Love these films, but that felt like half of one. I was waiting on some resolution . . . … Continue reading

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Free to Eff Off

Unfortunately, my post today doesn’t hold any answers. Usually, blog posts surrounding a certain aspect of self-publishing offer the hint of a solution, like smelling something tasty in the oven. If you just wait, or read, you will get that … Continue reading

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Audience to Adaptations

Whether it was the much awaited delivery of my Game of Thrones DVDs, or the fact that I watched the new trailer for Catching Fire, I’ve been thinking a lot about adaptations today. I’ve grown up, not only surrounded by … Continue reading

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30 DBC: Day 30

I didn’t do this yesterday like I should have done. Admittedly, my state was entirely self-inflicted, but that didn’t make it any easier to actually think, and today’s choice is a big one. Day 30 – Your favorite book of … Continue reading

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30 DBC: Day 14

Day 14 – Favorite book of your favorite writer There are a lot of books that I could choose for today’s entry. Hell, there are 70 of them to choose from, at least 40 in the Discworld series. However, I … Continue reading

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‘Dead and Buryd’ to be self-published late October.

Dead and Buryd, the first novel in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy series ‘Out of Orbit’, will be self-published in late October. On a volatile colonised planet, a medic, Georgianna, is drawn into helping a friend to free the woman he loves from … Continue reading

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