Tag Archives: books

Christmasy Goodness

Looking for Christmas presents? Fairytales, horror, supernatural crime, urban fantasy, or a mix of them all? In an unrelated comment, I wrote all these books and you find them by the simple expedient of doing the Google or heading to @pulpfictionbks if you’re in Brisneyland.Read more…

Hypothermia, Healing and Hallucinatory Polar Bears

As it is today, overcast and cold.

Those of you who know me well will be very aware that I hate exercise – possibly because I have on more than one occasion screamed “I hate exercise!” I’m subtle like that. In
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Reading Beyond the Book

tom_sawyer_book_sculpture_by_wetcanvas-d5mh5bdMy very clever friend, Dr Donna Hancox, has an article here today about the changing nature of reader participation and the interactivity of books – which is another way of talking about digital books and the extra add-ons for texts
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Will my publisher be my publisher forever?

I’ve been doing some mentoring for a few new writers and find myself passing on information that I am surprised isn’t basic knowledge. Then I remind myself that I worked in a writers’ centre for three years, so what I
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Authors and Books: A Public Service Announcement

I’ve had a few of the same conversations in the past month and I generally, eventually, take that as a sign to ‘blog on the theme’. So, today’s theme is this one: authors usually don’t have boxes of books in their garage, waiting for you to come and ask them for a free copy*.

Here’s
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Well, yes

Thank you, Very Demotivational.