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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

The genesis of a book cover – Blaise Maximillian: Emancipation REVEAL!


Due to attending local sci-fi events, I got talking to the wonderful and talented Marc Ducrow. I helped him out with some contacts and we kept talking over Facebook (such a wonderful tool). Then, when I was looking for a cover artist for Blaise Maximillian: Emancipation¬†I asked him if he’d be able to take my … 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

Reviews from fellow authors matter


Especially if they’ve come from authors whose writing you respect and enjoy. In this case, David Guymer, author of the excellent City of the Damned (Gotrek & Felix Novels) has given Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat it’s 3rd FIVE STAR review! Bitter Defeat is a series of connected short stories telling the story of an alternate … Continue reading

Reviews like this make it all worth it


Writers don’t write to get praise. Well, most writers don’t. They write because they feel the need to, and because they want to share their worlds with other people. That said, it bloody made this author’s day to get the following 5* review on Amazon.co.uk. Well and truly made up. Go buy it! “Although it … Continue reading

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