Tag Archives: novel
The secret of my success
Before anyone reads this blog post title and thinks “Andy’s getting a bit big-headed isn’t he?!”, let me explain: It’s about me questioning the success of my book – it’s a secret even to me. Plus it’s a chance to … Continue reading
Hitting the promotional trail
Getting to say the word “testicles” on live radio has been the highlight of my promotional activities so far. Here’s how a self-confessed quiet author has stepped up to put himself out there recently… Radio Gaga I’m sitting in … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
Monday was the day my first child was due to be born. Giving that I’m writing this and not changing nappies, you’ve probably guessed it’s not happened yet. So what have I been doing whilst I wait? Preparation It’s a … Continue reading