Category Archives: Announcements

Paper airplanes, Blake’s 7, and update on The Reality War

When I was a boy at infant school, paper airplanes meant pages ripped from an exercise book and folded into a crude dart. Often we’d write some words on the paper before folding, hoping anyone we hit with the plane … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

‘Format your print book with Createspace’ is now a print book with Createspace

If you’re a self-publishing author of eBooks, and want to have a go at moving into printed books too, I’ve written a book with you in mind, especially if you use Microsoft Word (to take advantage of over 40 screenshots). … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Reality War#2: manuscript delivered

I delivered my manuscript for The Reality War Book2 today. It’s gone off to my editor. Look, here he is now. Actually, my editor isn’t Steve McQueen, he’s James Kelker, but he does like cars, so I’m hoping he’ll appreciate … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

New cover artwork: better or worse?

Thogron Throatbiter acquires another fresh coat of green paint. I usually pay other people to do my book covers these days. That’s probably for the best >:-) In the very earliest days of  Greyhart Press, when it only sold short … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

I’m a hot new Amazon release… official!

I was chuffed when I logged on this morning to see that my formatting book was the #1 hot new release in its category at amazon.com In the print and design section of Amazon books I was at #9 out … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Publication date set for my first novel

Book1 of The Reality War will be published through Greyhart Press on Feb 9th. Initially released as a Kindle eBook, paperback and other eBook editions will follow. Book2 will be published later in the spring. For more information, see my … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A fresh coat of paint for Thogron Throatbiter

 Rather like Henry the Green Engine, my short story The Meandering Mayhem of Thogron Throatbiter has been given a fresh coat of green paint and new stripes. Leopard stripes in my case (okay, splotches really). If you click on the … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Why we’re going to be reading more novellas

I am falling in love with novellas. It’s that Kindle thing again, making them much more commercially feasible. There’s an excellent article on this, written by a eminent gentleman (well, me actually) here.

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Why I chose Elstow as the location for my debut novel

I wrote a guest post about this for Angela White’s dark fantasy blog. Not just my novel, Elstow, and John Bunyan, but hopefully it might spark ideas for writers casting about for a location. Oh, and it features De Koninck … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I’m interviewed on Goodreads.com

 I talk about my new time-travelling, steampunk novella, Last Man Through the Gate, and about Greyhart Press. The interview is over at GoodReads.

Posted in Announcements | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment