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Why I’ve Decided To Launch A Patreon Page

  As somebody else said, if Kickstarter is a one-night stand, then Patreon is going steady. Wanna go steady with me? A small announcement.  I’ve decided to start a Patreon page and I’ll briefly explain why.  By the way, I’m not asking random strangers who have no […]

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Self-Publishers CAN Wear Two Hats. Knuckle Draggers CAN’T Handle It

  Yesterday I was reading a short, fairly innocuous article about self-publishing on a random business website.  It was basic stuff, nothing groundbreaking and I skimmed mostly.  But when I got to the comments at the end, I noticed that the first one was yet another sneaky little […]

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A Blog About Failing

  I think about failure a lot.  Past failure, present failure, the possibility of future failure – you name it. Out of all of these it’s the past failures that really bite me on the bum and motivate me to work harder.  Maybe it’s just me but […]

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2017 – Productivity Or Else

  Happy New Year everyone.  First of all, best wishes for the next twelve months.  And that goes double to you Bill Murray and all our other international treasures who didn’t die last year. Okay.  This is a short post about productivity, what I did with my […]

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L-2011 is now FREE!

  Hello everyone, It’s almost Christmas and it’s time to give you all a wee gift 🙂 To mark this week’s release of Mr Apocalypse – the second book in the Future of London series – I’m delighted to announce that the first book , L-2011, is […]

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Mr Apocalypse – The Blurb

  This is the blurb for Mr Apocalypse (Future of London #2) – Out 20th December London has been cut off from the rest of civilisation. The people there abide by no rules. There is no police presence. No laws or consequences. There is only the ravaged […]

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  Writers.  Do you have it?  That one location where creative ideas breed like rabbits? Otherwise known as Ideasville. And just for the record – Ideasville is not the desk.  The desk is a dark, cold and terrible place where in the normal course of things, mental […]

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A Few Thoughts on The Beatles: Eight Days A Week

  I’m a big Beatles fan.  I’ve probably been a fan for about twenty-five years of my life.  That’s a lot of reading Beatle books, learning the songs, watching countless documentaries and more recently, finding rare interviews and other little titbits on YouTube.  So as I was […]

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The 5 best Fiction Books I Ever Read

  I’m not saying the five best fiction books ever.  All that ‘the best’ stuff is subjective anyway.  I’m not saying these are the greatest pieces of literature either – whatever that’s supposed to mean.  These are just my personal favourites and so to me, they’re all […]

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FAB: The Fifth Angel (The Blurb)

  1995. John Lennon. Whereabouts unknown. The former Beatle and US Presidential candidate – who took the world to the brink of nuclear war in 1988 – has disappeared, seemingly off the face of the earth. Frank Vogel is the FBI agent who let Lennon slip through […]

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