My first drafts usually come in anywhere between 85,000 and 100,000 words. The first draft of TAUNTING THE DEAD came in at 98,000 and I knew there were a lot of holes to go back and fill in. But before
After handing in edits for FOLLOW THE LEADER, because I have two books coming out next year with Thomas & Mercer, I’m back to working on ONLY THE BRAVE again. I wrote a rough short draft of 60,000 words in June/July
For the past two years as I was self-published, I’ve enviously watched books shoot up the charts on Kindle Daily Deal and gain visibility. And whenever I see a book on Kindle Daily Deal that has been written by anyone
This time last year I was excited to be going along to London Book Fair 2013 for two reasons. One was because WATCHING OVER YOU was being submitted at the fair by my agent and also because I was a
After a great night in London last week, on a very rainy Tuesday evening this week, I celebrated my book launch with family and friends here in my home town of Stoke-on-Trent. It was something I always planned on doing
I’m a little bit shell-shocked this morning. It’s been SO long in the making that I’m not sure I can believe it. Today I will be travelling down to London with my fella and friends for my OWN book launch.