Halloween is a time to curl up inside, away from the dark and damned. It's a time to dim the lights, light the fire and read my collection of supernatural stories, 'Tales from the Creeping Edges'. That's right folks, my next e-book will be ready to buy on the 31st October. The world looks ordinary,… Continue reading Want Something Scary to Read this Halloween? ‘Tales from the Creeping Edges’ will be available to download 31st October
It's Christmas Eve my friends and you know what that means. Time to start eating and reading! For a limited time only, get "Under this Skin", my original e-book, for the bargain price of 99p! Snuggle up with this fantastical, five-star tale whilst chowing down on (several) mince pies. Offer starts 8am today. The price… Continue reading Christmas special offer now on – get “Under this Skin” for only 99p! Limited time only!
"Under this Skin" ebook is available on Amazon! The link goes to Amazon UK Kbut it's up on other countries websites too - just search for "Under this Skin". And you can borrow it for free if you're a Kindle Unlimited customer. If you're not sure if it's right for you, check out my blog… Continue reading “Under this Skin” available to buy on Amazon!
The book is finished. What you've read in the header above is a tiny taster of what it contains. And on Saturday 22nd Oct it'll be unleashed into the great, wide world via Amazon. I know some people have mixed feelings about Amazon and the power they have in the Digital book market, but for… Continue reading ‘…I watched as my fingers snapped over one by one, shooting pain down my arms. My legs concertinaed upwards, folding over and over. My eyes shattered.’
Well, I had to didn't I? The final Discworld novel. After this, there will be no more. I knew this day would come eventually, but it shouldn't have come so damn soon. I've started reading it and it's just as good as I expected albeit tinged with bittersweetness in every word. One day I shall… Continue reading I Bought the Final Discworld Novel
I finally bit the bullet and got a new copy of Microserfs (remember how I told you it was so well read both the back and front cover had fallen off?) I'd wanted a copy to match my last one complete with garish, blocky yellow cover. Luckily there is eBay and I found a barely… Continue reading New for Old
If you need some inspiration for gifts of a 'wordy' kind, then let me help with these lovely things I got for my birthday. First up, two lovely new notebooks for my collection. I like the clouds that appears on the pages in the Notebook for Dreamers. Next up a super soft pencil case decorated… Continue reading Wordy Gifts
BBC Radio 4 recently broadcast an adaptation of Good Omens, a fantasy book written by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett in 1990. Despite being a massive fan of both authors, I've never read the book. That sounds crazy because it is. So I recently borrowed a battered copy from an avid fan who shares my love… Continue reading I love Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman – so Why Don’t I Love Good Omens?
I finally used my Christmas book token to get my hands on The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman. The book is gorgeous, illustrated with Chris Riddell's intricate black line drawings highlighted in gold. I'd say it's a little work of art for your bookshelf (I wish my photography skills were good enough to… Continue reading The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman. Illustrations by Chris Riddell
I'm happy to report I received the new Terry Pratchett book I was banging on about in my Book Lovers Christmas List post (thanks Mum and Dad). On top of that I found a 2015 Discworld calendar on sale! I've got The Illustrated Wee Free Men that features Stephen Player's artwork, and definitely think he's a… Continue reading Terry Pratchett Goodies