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Cape, Camera …Action!

What's the best way to promote a kindle book? I'm still learning. So far I've been impressed by some email promotion deals, particularly bargainbooksy where Hero High has been successful every time it's advertised. When it comes to ads, I've tried facebook but remain...

Book Covers I Love and Why

Cover’s are more important than you think, because in addition to writing books, I also make book covers, pre made, and commissions. I’m also a painter, you can see a bit of one of my paintings in my Twitter icon, or at least you could when this was written. I...

The Format of Your Book and Why it Matters

Today I’d like to talk about something a bit unusual, rather than talking about the content of a book, I’m gonna talk about the formatting, specifically which one I like best. Because after all, each publisher has their own style. Hyperion produce heavy, stiff books,...

The First Reviews

It's always nerve wracking waiting for the first reviews to come in, but this week I got the first feedback from my advance reader copies, and it was good! Thank you so much to @davinaikr for her time and attention reviewing the book, I was so pleased I had to share...

The Cover: The Final Version

I've lost count of how many trial covers I made for Hero High. In a strange way designing your own cover is harder than getting someone else to do it, and I'm not talking about the technicalities. A cover for a Kindle book is fairly easy to make, all you need is a...

Hello world!

My first blog post on my brand new blog! The publication day has been set, but the final copy is still being edited. Will me make in time for October 1st? Yes. Not too much suspense there, but I have to admit it's hectic getting things ready and trying to think of...

Get It Here! The First Hero High Book!

Cover of the first Hero High novel, Figure in the Flames

Hero High:Figure In The Flames

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