I'm not fussed too much about cats, except the wild jungle variety, but the rest does describe me quite well, I guess I must be a writer.
Filter Words and Crutch Words – plus, how to get rid of them
A great article on things that many of us do wrong with our writing, and some very good advice on how to easily fix the mistakes. I look forward to/dread finding out how often I've made these mistakes in my current book.
Indie Publishing Group’s interview with Michael Parker
This Week’s Feature Author Interview with Michael Parker Hi Michael Parker, welcome to the Indie Publishing Group website. Introduce yourself to us. Tell everyone who you are, where you’re from, what do you enjoy doing, hobbies and interests. My name is Michael Parker: Mick to my wife, Mike when she wants something, and Michael when… via... Continue Reading →
Writing as an autistic person
I'm a little embarrassed to admit this but the other day I had an article I wrote posted on a writer's site and I plum forgot to let you all know about it. Now that I've remembered, here's the link, in case any of you would like to read about what it's like for me... Continue Reading →
Problems – fixed
As some of you may be aware, I have recently had problems with my books on Amazon, this would be annoying at the best of times, but immediately following the release of a new book, which has just hit 6 top 100 charts, is something of a disaster. Fortunately I have moved my books to... Continue Reading →
Inspector Stone Mysteries #2 A Preview
For those of you who have been reading and liking my first book, Where There's A Will: Inspector Stone Mysteries #1, here is what I hope you'll consider a treat, a sneak preview of An Eye For An Eye: Inspector Stone Mysteries #2, which I currently have scheduled for a September release. There's no cover... Continue Reading →
Pre-order for just 99c
After discussing the question of how to develop interest in a pre-order title for someone who is still in the early stages of their writing career, I was given the following advice Make the book 99c/99p during the pre-order period, and let the world know that the book is at a special price prior to... Continue Reading →
It’s coming – April 1st is the day
Okay everyone, this s**t is getting real; I have an awesome cover, some fabulous bookmarks (who doesn't like a good bookmark) and I'm halfway through the editing. It's time to announce the release date for my next novel, and that date is April 1st Written In Blood is not a part of my Inspector Stone series,... Continue Reading →
Should you bother with making a paperback?
This is my second go around as a published author, I was published for a time in the early days of the indie scene, and during both my previous time as an author and my current career I have come across the question posed in this post's header. It seems that many indies cannot see... Continue Reading →