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Cats And Dogs

My short stories have transferred from Smashwords to the ibookstore and translated the ‘teen fiction’ category to ‘children’s stories’.  When I look at the downloads I find that in the ‘customers also bought’ section are books for young children.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Banished No More

Banished is now online!  It is up and available on smashwords.com: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/45233 We’ll be opening the bubbly tonight! As it is ebook week I am hoping to have a voucher code for all you guys soon.  Thank you to everyone … Continue reading

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…speaking Japanese, I think I’m speaking Japanese…

I really think so, because my publisher and I just can’t get the cover design right.  I want something edgy, graffiti-ish and grungy and he keeps submitting cover designs with clean-cut, sharp fonts that speak of squeaky clean kitchens on … Continue reading

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To Face Or Not To Face

I have done my bio, the book cover is being designed, my webpage is due to be launched and the only thing the publisher’s are waiting for is…a photo!  Aaagh! was my first reaction.  My second and third were along … Continue reading

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Learning to Smash

Well, I did it, I uploaded a copy of The Red Shoes for worldwide distribution on the Smashwords website and on its first day it had been downloaded over 40 times with 1 review. I was surprised, I have to … Continue reading

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Book Trailers

Apparently they’re all the rage.  Nowadays, people don’t just want a blurb, they want a mini-movie-trailer to show them what they ought to be imagining.  I kid you not. All fiction books that are targeted for teens have to have a … Continue reading

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Wilting with a smile

It’s finished!  I have just this minute sent off the final draft of my novel ‘Banished’ and my head hurts, my hand hurts and my arse is sore but I am desperate to start on the next one!  Instead I … Continue reading

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