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A special offer (The Ace of Clubs)!
I've just sent out ebook copies of The Ace of Clubs: Part 3 of the Red Dog Conspiracy to those people who early-bird pre-ordered the ebook copy and forwarded me their receipt. Wow! It's a crazy feeling, knowing my book is already out there :) But what if you missed that? Don't worry - I have a special offer for you. If you pre-order the ebook copy of The Ace of Clubs a [...]
I've updated The Alcatraz Coup's back matter with several genealogy charts, including the one I showed you a couple of weeks ago! So I thought I better share them with you here too. :) These show how the characters in The Alcatraz Coup are related to those in the Red Dog Conspiracy series. If you're a hobbit lover of genealogies like me, you'll find these a lot of fun. Si [...]
A bit of genealogy!
I got The Ace of Clubs to my ARC team and my proofreader, so I decided to play around a bit and show you the genealogy link between the characters of The Alcatraz Coup, leading up to The Jacq of Spades. I guess I have a bit of hobbit in me, as I love genealogies (as well as eating lol) Roy's father Acevedo Spadros II is now just a portrait on the wall, having been gunned dow [...]
How I got 50 book reviews on Amazon
I just 50 book reviews on Amazon! (actually, I'm up to 51) Authors asking about how to get book reviews, begging for book reviews, and so on, are fairly common out there. I did the same thing until I found out how to do it. Now I rarely ask for reviews, and they're appearing without me even asking for them! But it took me a long time to get to this point, and I'm writing [...]
How to write a book review
Want to know how to write a book review for something you read? Well, it's really easy. Here's what you do: Write a couple of sentences about what you thought the book was about. Just a couple sentences. Don't tell the ending or give away spoilers. Pretend you're trying to get your friend to buy the book, and they're in a hurry, but they ask "what's it about?" What did [...]
The Great Villain Blogathon: Hannibal Lecter
This week, I'm participating in The Great Villain Blogathon (never fear, it's just this week) - and my contribution is to discuss one of the most frightening villains of all time: Dr. Hannibal Lecter. A brilliant multi-lingual psychiatrist, a consummate gourmet cook, an aficionado of the arts, Dr. Lecter has a horrifying secret: he's a serial killer who has his victims for d [...]