Blovels, Twitter Fiction and Serialised Novels on Kindle

I mentioned blovels in a previous post. These are novels that are being serialised on people’s blogs. Stu Noss’s was the first I came across, and I’ve since discovered another great one here. Misty Provencher is presenting her blovel Cornerstone on her website a chapter at a time. I love Misty’s attitude. She explains she… Continue reading Blovels, Twitter Fiction and Serialised Novels on Kindle

NaNoWriMo Has Become NaHoTiMo and NaJaWriMo

I signed up for NaNoWriMo but it’s already obvious I won’t be getting far with it. It was a tad overoptimistic on my side since I knew I had a couple of non-fiction projects to finish and which took priority. And various rooms in the house have reached critical mess and urgently need dealing with.… Continue reading NaNoWriMo Has Become NaHoTiMo and NaJaWriMo

Oh Santa! is Coming to Town!

No, it’s not too early to be thinking about Christmas – not when you’ve written a Christmassy book that you want to get into all the ebook shops. There are quite a lot out there already and I’m starting to read some so I can publish reviews on this site in a few weeks’ time.… Continue reading Oh Santa! is Coming to Town!

Are Free Ebooks Good Publicity?

My three ebooks are currently being downloaded at a very satisfying rate from Smashwords. The later two, The Witch’s Dog and Escape the Volcano, have just had a very nice boost after appearing on www.getfreeebooks.com. That is definitely a site for indie authors offering free ebooks to know about. It certainly gets results. I’m hoping… Continue reading Are Free Ebooks Good Publicity?

Signs and Wonders – Book Review

Signs and Wonders by Alex Adena is a fascinating book. Annie Grace is a fraudulent faith healer, although when she was a young child, she once performed a miraculous healing. Her father, Daddy, exploited this and became a very rich man through healing roadshows. Annie feels like a fraud. A ghost from the past rears… Continue reading Signs and Wonders – Book Review