People often ask me how I managed to sell so many books without an agent or publisher to help me but, sorry, there's no simple answer. A good cover, a good blurb, some buzz generated before you even publish your debut novel, and good early reviews from honest beta readers are all a good start.... Continue Reading →
Amazon KDP – to use the pre-order option or not?
In the end, although Rise of the Wolf has been sitting at number 1 in the "Historical biographical fiction" chart on Amazon UK for a few days now, it did NOT make that big, day one leap that I'd prayed for.
Another Writers and Artists Yearbook article by me, this time on self-publishing
Take a look, this time the question is "should I self publish?" with some tips on how to get started. https://www.writersandartists.co.uk/writers/advice/678/self-publishing/considering-self-publishing/
Advice for aspiring authors
Some advice for aspiring authors... I've only published two books so far, but, luckily for me, Wolf's Head and The Wolf and the Raven have both been Amazon “War” chart number 1s and are still selling quite well. It means people often ask me for advice on how I did it. It's very flattering... Continue Reading →