The Wrong Story – 503g of obsession

I am obsessed. For the past week The Wrong Story has been available for pre-order. I could go online and look at it, pre-order it if I wanted, search for it. And I have. I can't stop looking at it. Sales rankings and review stars. At the beginning of the week I was in the top 35000. Yippee! … Continue reading The Wrong Story – 503g of obsession

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I’m in control and I’ve got a spreadsheet to prove it…

It's been a month now since I began my new life as a full-time writer and things haven't progressed as well as I'd hoped. On the plus-side, I have registered as self-employed and cleared my 'to do' list of anything that wasn't directly to do with writing - other than ukulele practice, of course. I … Continue reading I’m in control and I’ve got a spreadsheet to prove it…

Go leaflets, go!

From an anthropological perspective (and try saying that with a mouthful of toffee) it's interesting how people react when I ask them to pledge support for my novel. Some I feel I offend simply by raising the subject. Others ask for more detailed information - certificates of authentication, my licence to write, recent police records, that sort of … Continue reading Go leaflets, go!

Why Unbound is the right choice for The Wrong Story

Two years ago I started writing my first novel The Wrong Story. Now, bar the final edits, it's complete. To some extent I thought the journey was over: I'm a writer, I have written. Veni, vidi, vici. But of course, the journey has only just begun. There is the little matter of publication and distribution. … Continue reading Why Unbound is the right choice for The Wrong Story