#1stDraftDiary

Elizabeth Murray has come up with this Twitter hashtag as a way of checking in with other authors working on first drafts. I have some time at the moment to work away on my own first draft so am making use of the hashtag on Twitter. I will try to blog bits about it, but this […]

Thanks Australia and NZ: White Feathers Ranking High

I’m not sure how I stumbled on this but I noticed that White Feathers is currently ranking very highly in the Kindle Historical Fiction section on Amazon Australia, coming in at 140. I suspect it’s because the digital list price has been reduced by AUS$11 🙂 Screengrab: But…it’s also worth reflecting that in WWI the Australians […]

Carousel AWARE Prize for Independently Published Authors

I have had the pleasure of conducting a workshop with Carousel Creates and am delighted to bring this new award to people’s attention. Please spread the word around. This competition is for all non-traditionally published books with ISBNs published in the last five years. It is limited to those resident in Northern / Southern Ireland. […]