My rating: 5 dragons Overview Yes! This book is so beautiful and eloquent and rich and details and vivid and all of the things you think of when you consider beautiful dreams. People raving about the stunning writing style was what originally drew me to the book. I was bombarded with review after review of […]
My rating: 5 dragons Overview WOW. WOW. WOW. This book is amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazing!!! When I first started reading this (as a buddy read, which made it all the more enjoyable), I had planned to read the first five chapters. I practically inhaled them, and there was no way I was going to stop there. I carried […]
My rating: 5 dragons Overview Oh my goodness. I ADORED this book! Admittedly it took me 100 or so pages for it to “click,” but when it did, wow. Just wow. You meet Locke early in his childhood. He’s an orphan taken in by someone who puts the kids to “work” thieving for him. Locke […]
My rating: 4 dragons Overview Most books start strong, waver a little in the middle, then build to an exciting finale. Malice was not that for me. I started off fairly intrigued but quickly became overwhelmed with the vast cast of characters and sprawling world – even until the final few pages, I still flicked […]
This blog post is in part triggered by a conversation I recently had with a friend about the “playground” antics sometimes endured by friends and family as well as strangers and peers. The childish thinking of, “Oh, you like [THING]? You’re so sad!/You’re such a loser!/You’re [insert other childish, derogatory comment].” I was mocked and […]
You may have seen I’ve run a few giveaways on Goodreads, and it was suggested I write a post on it! It’s very simple to set up! You have to first make sure your book is listed on Goodreads – that’s another post on it’s own, but you need an ISBN or Amazon ASIN […]
The old adage, “if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is,” is applicable in the hunt for publication. Getting published traditionally (either by one of the big five or a smaller publisher or hybrid publisher) is INCREDIBLY difficult. Literary agents and publishers receive thousands of submission every year, of which less […]
To give you a small taste of the beginning of epic fantasy series, World of Linaria, you can read the first two chapters of book one – Moroda – for free! Happy reading! Click to download chapters one and two!
Today is the Monday 26th June 2017. Today is also the day I logged on to my Kindle Direct Publishing account and saw that eBook sales of Moroda have now surpassed £100!! I have broken triple figures! Don’t mind me if I dance around the room with some balloons!
Welcome to the final post of my five-post series! Last week I talked about the fourth thing I learned on my journey to publishing my novel – you’re not going to make any money. You can read the previous posts in the series here. Although I’m still pretty new in my “published-ness,” I’m still on […]