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Going it Alone: Kate Aaron on self-publishing

I’d like to welcome Kate Aaron to my blog today for another instalment of my series on authors who self-publish. Kate is the author of fifteen titles, all self-published, including three Amazon.com #1 LGBT bestsellers. From slaveworld menage to high … Continue reading

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Marketing: survey results and what’s worked for me

Thanks to everyone who took part in my short survey yesterday. The survey is now closed because the free version of Survey Monkey only allows up to 100 responses. The answers were interesting and were mostly what I would have … Continue reading

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Scrivener – how do you use yours?

I’ve been using Scrivener (a nifty piece of writing software) for nearly a year now, and I wouldn’t be without it. But whenever I start a new project I always feel vaguely guilty, because I don’t feel as if I’m … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo: My Top Tips

Okay, so in a fit of reckless enthusiasm I signed up for NaNoWriMo last night. I’ll probably be using the month to work on more than one story, because I’m near the end of one and poised ready to start … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Nothing Special, cover, blurb and FAQs

  My next book, Nothing Special, is due out on August 13th. It’s not long to wait now, so here’s all the inside info on the story. If you have any questions, feel free to ask me in a comment here, … Continue reading

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Update post: new contracts, writing writing writing…

I’m trying to get better at updating my blog more often but some weeks there isn’t much to say. This week though, I have actual news, because on Monday I signed a contract with Dreamspinner for another novella. The title … Continue reading

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The 2014 "Our Writing Process" Blog Hop

Thanks to Louise Lyons for tagging me in her blog.  Louise is a new author in the m/m genre with her debut book, Conflicted, due for publication in the autumn this year. You can check out her website here: http://louiselyonsauthor.wordpress.com/ … Continue reading

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Update: Release week round up

So, Not Just Friends came out last Monday and it’s been a fun ride.  I’ve been utterly thrilled by the response to the book so far, lots of people have loved Lewis and Max’s story and it’s been amazing reading … Continue reading

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Update: beating the blues, short story contracts etc

I posted a few weeks ago about how I was struggling with anxiety/confidence and it was really getting me down. I had a few weeks of feeling pretty horrible, so I’m happy to report that I’ve been on the up … Continue reading

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Hiding: The Girl on the Window Sill

This is by far the most personal blog post I’ve ever written. All my instincts are screaming at me not to post it. But I think that’s coming from the girl who’s hiding on the window sill. So I guess … Continue reading

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