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How much time do you need to write a novel?

On Saturday myself and the wonderful writers Shari Low, Doug Johnstone and Douglas Jackson, along with dozens of lovely North Ayrshire readers and the excellent, chair, Keith Charters, were  part of  North Ayrshire’s Readers Day.  All day we talked about … Continue reading

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The Frankfurt Book Fair at a glance!

The Frankfurt Book Fair is the biggest annual book fair in the world. It took place last week and I was there, tagging along with publisher Pilrig Press, who had a spot on the wonderful Publishing Scotland stand.  What was the … Continue reading

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Help! Have you ever been to the Frankfurt Book Fair?

This year Pilrig Press, who publishes my books, were given a  grant by the wonderful Publishing Scotland people to go to the The Frankfurt Book Fair (stand H1 in Hall 8) and have  a “Look see!”  Yeh hey!  And I’m thrilled to be … Continue reading

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Crime Readers Association Giveaway: Food of Ghosts!

  Crime Readers Association Giveaway: Food of Ghosts The CRA have three copies of my mystery novel Food of Ghosts to giveaway. Follow the link for a chance to win your copy! It couldn’t be easier  http://www.thecra.co.uk/cra-giveaway-food-of-ghosts/    

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How far would you go to promote yourself and your new book?

If you’ve been to any kind of writing or reading event recently, there’s a good chance you heard someone somewhere talk about the importance of us authors building our  “brand” and developing a “social platform”. In other words, about promoting ourselves … Continue reading

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