The blog posting about cats

My mum is turning 79 on the 26th of April. She’s a big cat lover and I guess I am too. (Not to the point of spending my spare time making LOLCAT pictures of my two fuzzy friends. No … wait. I do make the occasional funny picture and post it on my 22 yr-old … [Read more…]

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AmazonaGoodreadasaurus Rex

It was only a matter of time. There, I said it. As an author, I tend to gravitate from a visceral hatred of Amazon and what its buying power has done to the publishing industry over the past decade not to mention how its self-publishing arm has flooded the ebook market with metric tonnes of … [Read more…]

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A 1000 followers, a 1000 thanks and some SWAG!

I finally hit a thousand Twitter followers yesterday – hi new followers! In celebration, I’m giving away a copy of my novels, SHADE FRIGHT, FUNERAL PALLOR, UNSEEN WORLD & POLTERGEEKS. To sweeten the deal even more, I’m giving away the POLTERGEEKS audio book!  Have a listen, won’t you?   I needed about twelve more followers … [Read more…]

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Wherein I save Barnes & Noble/Chapters-Indigo & get a Knighthood

Further to a posting I did a couple of weeks ago where I suggested that ;book bloggers (and book forum members) can and should be the salvation of the book section in your local newspaper, I’ve decided to save big box booksellers. Amazon is killing you. Solution? Turn your websites into a social networking hub. … [Read more…]

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