Author Archives: Andy

So you want to crowdfund your book?

Don’t bother – you’ll just waste your time. Never gonna happen. Your book isn’t good enough. Go find some other way to publication and stop reading this.   Still here? Good – you’ve passed the first test. As well as … Continue reading

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Christmas giveaway – win a signed Ken Follett book!

I have a signed copy of Ken Follett’s new book to give away for free! On 11th October, I met fellow (and slightly more successful) Stevenage author Ken Follett at a book signing for his latest novel, Edge of Eternity and … Continue reading

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What a start!

THANKS!! And now for the inside story… After such a barnstorming start to the crowdfunding campaign to my novel 26 Miles to the Moon, I simply have to start with saying thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered, everyone who has … Continue reading

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Clear for take-off

It’s almost here…the chance for YOU to be a hero, to get YOUR name in print and to help my publishing dream come true. But a first, a reminder of the basics… What’s this crowdthingymajig again? You mean crowdfunding. Yes, … Continue reading

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Wanted

WANTED: Superheroes to help achieve dreams. I’m looking for superheroes to help me promote the arse out of my book for its imminent launch. I’ll be working hard and doing loads myself to promote and market it, but let’s face … Continue reading

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Moon shot

This is absolutely THE most exciting thing to ever happen to me! Well, aside from the birth of my daughter. Oh, and my wedding day. And that Champions League final when we came back from 3-0 down at half time. … Continue reading

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Pasta way to do it

I didn’t want to turn this blog into a diary of a dad, because I planned that it was to be all about my writing. I’ve been told that blogs should focus on one topic – that’s how you’ll get … Continue reading

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New dad: The highlights

My last post detailed the birth of our daughter, Amber, but what happened next? Here are the extended highlights…   Events Momentous occasion performed by me: Cutting her cord. I’m now available to open supermarkets. First pang of jealousy: Seeing … Continue reading

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It’s a…?

At 1:08am Sunday 8th June 2014 my life changed forever. A new chapter had started. In a special two-parter, I’ll reflect on an eventful three weeks. (Note: Some of the times given may vary slightly from reality – some of … Continue reading

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From here to paternity

Yes, the pun’s been done 100 times already, but it’s the perfect title for this entry. In a few days at the very most, after a pregnancy lasting seemingly longer than the average Spurs manager, I will definitely become a … Continue reading

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