Wednesday, April 02, 2014

"SURVIVOR" is now available at a promotional price!

The debut in my new Science-Fiction series, Survivor, is now available across all Amazon stores! Very excited to see how this new venture develops as I release more in the series, the first time I've committed to a long-running serial via self-publishing.

You can get the book at the links below:



I hope all of my readers enjoy this new novel, and I'm really looking forward to writing more in the series.

Monday, March 17, 2014

"Atlantia" - the Survivor series

I often get asked by other authors, and aspiring authors, just how much time and effort I put into my novels: how far I will go to give them the best chance of success? The answer can't be made just in terms of how many hours I spend writing, as there is so much else to do when writing both traditionally contracted novels and self-published independent titles.

With my latest new series I went further than ever before - working full-time, plus evenings and weekends is the norm for me, but I've now ventured into the realms of 3-D design and developed a fully realised "battleship" model for use on the covers of my Survivor series.

I've never done this before, but it proved easier than I thought and with a few hours' practice I was able to begin building the model. The program, for those interested, is a freeware package called Google SketchUp. Textures were designed by me also. Here's a couple of shots of the model itself, and then the final artwork for the novel, which will be published on April 2nd, 2014.

Who ever said that writing was easy? :)

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Amazon's Kindle Big Deal Promotion!

I'm delighted to report that Eden has been selected for a major Kindle promotion running on from March 14th! It will be discounted to $1.99, which couldn't have happened at a better time.

If you're a fan of my books in the USA, keep an eye open for the price reduction and grab a bargain while it lasts!  :)


Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Reviewer Request!

As many of you may know, in about a months' time I will be releasing the first volume of a brand new science-fiction space opera, Survivor, which I am hoping will be the first in a long-running series of books. I've always wanted to write in this genre, but until the advent of true world-wide self-publishing it just hasn't been possible.

To give the series its best possible launch, I'm looking for a dozen or so keen readers and reviewers in the UK and USA who are willing to post reviews on their respective Amazon sites, to whom I can send free advance copies. I'll also be approaching industry bloggers for reviews as always, but it's the fans of these stories and of my other works who I'd really like to hear from. I'll be able to send a free copy of the finished e-book when it's ready, probably on or just before it's put up for sale on Amazon.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

REVOLUTION price promotion!

My action thriller Revolution is on a price promotion for a day or two at Amazon UK, £0.99!! Grab it while it lasts for a great bargain!  :)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

EDEN: paperback.

I'm delighted to announce that EDEN is now available as a paperback, for those who want it. Despite my best efforts the price is too high for my liking ( £9.99 / $10.44 ) probably mainly due to the fact that I write 100,000 word novels rather than 30,000 word novellas like many self-publishing authors.

I'll produce paperback versions for my other self-published novels too, but I may experiment with the size to see if slightly larger print packages might come in a bit cheaper.

Here's the link to EDEN, however, for anybody who would like to own a physical copy of the book:

Sunday, February 09, 2014

"Survivor" pre-release teaser video.

The teaser for my "Survivor" serial, which will be published in six volumes from March 2014, is now ready and is being shared across the Internet.

Hope you enjoy it - release of Volume I is scheduled for mid to late March, Vol II a couple of weeks after.