Iris. Of. The. Shadows. Today, the 21st of July, 2021, marks the actual, official, bona fide, genuine, you-beaut, true-dinks, honest-and-for-realsies-this-time release of Iris of the Shadows. You know, because I stuffed up. Because Jez and dates are two things that […]Read more
Portsmouth Avenue Released
You know, I think I’m going to make a new rule. When it comes to releasing titles, I’m going to deliberately hold off past Christmas. With the development-o-meter hitting a full scale deflection, the obligatory seasonal parties, obligations and preparations, […]Read more
It’s on again – Smashwords Summer Sale!
For the ninth year in a row – there’s a trend, can you tell? – the Smashwords Summer (Winter in the Southern Hemisphere) Sale or, as I like to say, SS(WSH)S is on. From the 1st of July to the […]Read more
That Octopus is on his way!
I told you I’d do it! Tedrick Gritswell of Borobo Reef is up for pre-release. What does that mean for you? It means you can pre-order it so that, on 1st of June, 2017, it gets automatically added to your […]Read more
Editing – Ugh… Do I have to?
Who ever said that writing was glamorous? Not me, I can assure you. I can think of many words to describe it. Glamorous doesn’t make the list. The writing bit is fun. You know, making up the story and getting […]Read more
Baby I’m Yours – The Blitz
Remember when radio was fun? When it wasn’t about playing the same-o lame-o crud hour after hour and the presenters all for the music? It still is! You just have to know where to look. It’s no secret that I’m […]Read more
Branding Yourself (Ouch, baby)
Last post I ended with the line “…Why not stick a little of you inside there?” ‘There’ being your work, ‘you’ being you. It’s a vague line. It kind of smells arty-farty or new-age or cliched or something, doesn’t it? […]Read more
Tell me a bit about yourself
In the previous post, I told you that, along with all of your other hats, your going to need to don a marketing cap. Goody. Sounds like fun. Let’s start with a few cliches: You are an artist. You make […]Read more
The Struggle of the Artist – Marketing
You’ve written a book. Super! You’ve edited it, you’ve put it through the wringer a few times, ironed out the bumps, made a front cover, and it’s looking shmick. You head over to your favourite publisher – Smashwords, KDP, Lulu, […]Read more
Smashwords Summer Sale
The Steam Summer Sale was on. Drastically reduced prices across the board. Yes, I stocked up. Yes, I maxed out my internet connection downloading a lot of games I’ll probably never play. Yes, I had to sleep on the couch […]Read more