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The books are flowing out … time to boast


Recently I’ve been somewhat focused on writing books. More so than before. As a result I have thus far managed to ‘finish’ (editing and beta reading aside); Kolkata Heat – A Shadow Company novella – I created the Scrivener file on 15th August and finished it roughly around 25th September. Now it’s only approximately 30,000 words long, … Continue reading

Traditionally published authors are missing out on cash!


As a self-pubber and now a publisher of other people’s work, I’ve been an affiliate of Amazon for years. Even before I was a self-pubber I was running a website called Practical Martial Arts, which I first put up in 1996 (providing the inspiration for pretty much every other martial art that uses practical in … Continue reading

Self-publishing is misleadingly easy


This is going to be a quick blog. Once I’ve got more data from my experiences, I shall be writing a more in-depth article. That said, I’ve had nearly two and half month’s of experience with Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat and so I thought I would share my initial findings. Firstly, self-publishing on Amazon is … Continue reading

Blaise Maximillian now available for pre-order!


Despite Amazon saying that it’s still awaiting approval, Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat is now available for pre-order! All you have to do is go along to here, and order it! http://www.amazon.co.uk/Blaise-Maximillian-Bitter-Matthew-Sylvester-ebook/dp/B013V2M87G/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1439489151&sr=8-1&keywords=blaise+maximillian

Cover artists earn every single fucking penny


Seriously, if you can afford a cover artist, as in a real person that is a real artist, pay them. I have been attempting to create a cover for my upcoming, self-published collection of Blaise Maximillian short stories. And it is hard. Very. Damn. Hard. So hard – and has resulted in covers that I can only … Continue reading

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