Author Archives: darrack1

Jianna’s fight…

Way back in 2015 a couple of months after I published my first novel I received a message on facebook out of the blue and completely unsolicited asking me if I would be happy to receive an award as ‘Book … Continue reading

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New release day…

New release day 🙂   Welcome to the world of Hannibal Smyth on kindle  For those who live within the busom of glorious Britania https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07MB82RPZ   For those who reside on other shores https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MB82RPZ/ And Canada https://www.amazon.ca/Spider-Eye-Hannibal-Misadventure-Misadventures-ebook/dp/B07MB82RPZ Also available printed … Continue reading

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Cover Story…

To cut a longish story short, I moved publishers for my back catalogue of paperbacks last year. Admittedly I also didn’t move them at all, because I used to publish them from CreateSpace (Amazons old paperback publishing arm) to KDP … Continue reading

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Free book giveaway…

As A Spider In The Eye comes out in a couple of days, to celebrate what to me at least is a momentous event, I am giving away Kindle copies of my Novella and short stories book A Scar of … Continue reading

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Readers are not snowflakes…

The word ‘Snowflakes’ has developed quite a reputation of late. Often used to describe those who get upset or angry about something, often for reasons of personal credo or political persuasion. Ironically, one has felt of late, it is often … Continue reading

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Hannibal the quotable…

I have been known to throw the odd quote here and there. Followers of my itinerant wittering on here will be aware of that I am sure. I am something of a collector of quotes by the great and the … Continue reading

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Pointless list of wonderfulness 3

Clearly, it would be an act of wisdom for me to take the time to encourage people to visit my blog, as opposed to reading the blogs of others. I am, however, not wise, nor am I so calculating. Besides, … Continue reading

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