Posts Tagged ‘E-book’

Despite all the financial doom and gloom over the last few years, British publishers seem to be bucking the trend as they have reported record sales in 2012. According to this article on the BBC Website, total spending on books (both printed and digital form) rose to £3.3bn in 2012. That represents a 4% increase […]


Format: Kindle Edition File Size: 505 KB Print Length: 289 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0007508646 Publisher: Harper (1 Jan 2013) Sold by: Amazon UK, Amazon US Language: English Official Site: Dean Koontz Overview (courtesy of Goodreads) THERE’S ROOM AT THE INN. BUT YOU MIGHT NOT GET OUT. Nestled on a lonely stretch along the Pacific coast, quaint roadside outpost Harmony Corner […]


As today is National Flash Fiction day I thought I would publish something on my blog. This was a story I had rolling around in my head for a while and I wrote it especially for our e-book. (Link to download the FREE book) Disclaimer – Any story that I put up on this site […]


I love March. It’s the month I was born; time for spring to join us and usually the month when we take a full week off work. We’ve also had the bonus of great weather for the last week. We took advantage and drove out into Derbyshire. I took a sunny photograph of some daffodils by […]


I’ve mentioned before that I’m part of a writing group. We met during a creative writing course with the Open University and decided to keep in touch and support each other with our writing. We meet about once a month and at one of the first meetings talked about publishing an e-book of our work. […]


I have mentioned before that I am part of a writing group. We now have a name: The Steel City Writers. We have been working on a number of projects recently and I would formally like to invite you over to the grand opening of our new blog. There are five writers in the group and we […]


One of my first posts was about how Twitter made me buy a Kindle. It was all about the people I’d met on Twitter and wanting to download and read their books. Well, this was one of the books that made me write that post. The author, Mike Wells, was one of the first people […]


Happy New Year! I thought I would use my first post of 2012 to set myself some goals. 1. I want to write more. I have a novel to finish, a script to tweak and several short stories that are at various stages of completion. My aim is to complete them and send them off. […]


I haven’t read a horror book for years. I bought a kindle to download books that I wouldn’t usually read and having *met* Ania on twitter I thought SEED sounded like a good book to start with. I usually take a week to read a book, fitting it in around writing and work (and sport). I’d read […]


After what feels like: – 15 years since I had the idea for my novel; 6 years after I started writing it; 5 years since I finished the first draft; 4 years after I re-drafted the first few chapters; 3 years after I started studying Creative Writing, 5 months since I finished my studying (complete with my Diploma in Creative Writing!) I […]