Monthly Archives: August 2018

Interview with a Wordsmith #1: Kate Baucherel

As an indie author, I am, as regular readers will be aware, a bit of an advocate for indie novelists. But while my reviews may entertain, and hopefully even point some of you in the direction of books which you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Right Good Spannering…

For the last couple of weeks, I have feverously been writing a short story for a SciFi/ steampunk/ fantasy anthology been put together by Sixth Element Publishing I was asked to submit to.  Sixth Element is the home of C … Continue reading

Posted in amreading, amwriting, Esqwiths, fiction, Hannibal Smyth, humour, indie, indie novels, novels, Passing Place, reads, Uncategorized, writes, writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pointless list of wonderfulness 2

To reiterate the original of these posts: Like most people who blog, I read a lot of blogs. I probably don’t read as many blogs as I should, as I am forever saving a link to my bookmarks and never quite … Continue reading

Posted in amreading, blogging, Goth, horror, indie, indie novels, opinion, pointless things of wonderfulness, quotes, reads, rights, writes, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kind words and thanks…

This post is by way of a follow up to ‘The Waiting Room of the Psyche‘ which I posted back at the dying embers of June. To be specific, it relates to a particular part of that post which was … Continue reading

Posted in amreading, amwriting, book reviews, books, depression, Esqwiths, goodreads, Hannibal Smyth, indie, indie novels, opinion, pointless things of wonderfulness, reads, sci-fi, self-publishing, writes, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Book lovers day

I normally hate overly twee things like this… But I make an exception when it comes to books. So on the off chance, anyone doesn’t have a book to love here are a few recommendations from past pages… Anything ( … Continue reading

Posted in amreading, book reviews, books, pointless things of wonderfulness, reads, retro book reviews | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

NOT a cover reveal…

This is not a cover reveal (quite apart from anything else, even though it is heavily manipulated by me the artwork isn’t mine) it’s just one of several mockups I have for cover designs. It just happens to be my … Continue reading

Posted in amwriting, books, Hannibal Smyth, novels, pointless things of wonderfulness, self-publishing, writes, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cover story…

Whats the old adage about judging a book by its cover? Well with that in mind I am contemplating changing the cover design for Passing Place. The original cover was designed, due to a desire on my part to have … Continue reading

Posted in amwriting, books, cider lane, indie, indie novels, novels, self-publishing, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment