October 2, 2020

Herai Free Fantasy Book

I’ve decided to have a free offer on Herai. It will be FREE on Saturday 3rd October and Sunday 4th October. I’m trying to advertise it as well as possible to ensure that as many people as possible read it. Please get a copy if you have an inclination for a slow but perfectly satisfying read. #freefantasyread #freefantasybook #metaphysicalfantasy

September 25, 2020

A ‘Rubbish’ Writer’s Dilemma

I continue to deny that I am a rubbish writer, in spite of the evidence from the marketplace. I like to think that I am a reasonable writer with chronic marketing skills. I spoke in a previous blog about my hopes for a new Amazon advertising campaign – and my hopes have been dashed. 25 clicks and no sales! Somebody read 19 pages through Kindle […]

September 19, 2020

Ghost Hunting in Debenhams

I start this by saying I love Salisbury. I used to live in a poxy town half an hour away and went to Salisbury a lot, as the nearest centre of civilisation. I can’t believe that international politics has entered and poisoned this beautiful place though I hope it is recovering now. These are memories from 20 years ago so don’t rely upon the accuracy […]

September 6, 2020

New Marketing Skills

After about a month of badgering Amazon to find out why I couldn’t see any details of the advertising campaigns I was trialing I’ve finally got links on my phone to my American campaign and my UK campaign. I can at last see the results of the campaigns – and more importantly that they are not secretly bankrupting me. I’m sure that many of you […]

September 1, 2020

Old Blogs Recovered

I wanted to write a story where the main character could be seen as either male or female depending on the wishes or viewpoint of the reader. It seemed an interesting experiment to me to see the reactions of the readers. I’m not sure it worked as the first two people who read the book assumed without question, and didn’t notice the fact that I […]

August 31, 2020

Well I really thought I’d got the hang of it – but no!

I was doing well. I’d worked out how to do a blog. I’d even worked out how to amend pages on my website. At least I thought so but looking at it, it’s not how I thought I’d left it at all. Then I thought I was spending too long on my phone and I tried to have a break. A period of really feeling […]

August 8, 2020

Landscapes Near Bath

Some people are people people. I have come to the realisation that I am a place person. I love places as much as I probably should love people. I tried to explain on twitter the other day how much I loved the landscapes near Bath. Trying to find my tweet on there again I searched for Solsbury Hill and realised by looking at all the […]

August 5, 2020

The iron age ramparts

I was walking in a forest the other day, down an obscure path when I spotted what looked like unmistakable signs of an enclosure of mud in a long rectangular shape – not big enough to be a fort but definitely something. Not really at the top of a hill either but just halfway up a hill. I was trying to get closer to see […]

August 3, 2020

Web page Developments

Everyday I seem to learn something new about my blog. I’m keeping well away from the technical bits at the moment. Hopefully there’ll be time for that one day. I’ve managed to enter a new page onto my website and I decided to quote extracts from Reviews of Herai. Not all of them made it to Amazon with a combination of the £50.00 spend rule […]