Tag Archive: reading

Seeking Link Testers

As the release date for Perfume Island approaches – mid-September, most likely – I’m trying to get organised. Still a long way from marketing-savvy, but one thing that will happen is a two… Continue reading

ARC request

A recent post, How It Could Work, by Atthys Gage on Writers’ Co-op describes a five-step approach to promoting the book you’ve just written. That being the case with Perfume Island, I’m on step… Continue reading

Zapping the typo

If you’ve written a book, a good tip, which I generally ignore, is to read it backwards. After all, readers can be strange, so it’s not a bad idea to check that it’s just… Continue reading

S is for Surprise

Number 19 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. ‘It’s a glittering diamond. A four-leafed clover. An oasis in the desert.’ ‘So it’s… Continue reading

J is for James and Julian

Number 10 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Actually, I’m not going to talk about Julian. The only reason he’s there is… Continue reading

E is for Experiencing

Number 5 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Writers are readers too, and like all readers, they like to get as full… Continue reading

Promotion matters: ARAD and ARGS

The symptoms, when they come on, are hard to miss: it once was a need, now it’s a craving; desperate to find a way to satisfy it, you pace the room, muttering, not knowing what to… Continue reading