MT McGuire Books

Forget selling. Focus on #writing.

A while back, I read this post, on Chuck Wendig’s blog and it got me thinking. The basic gist is that there are gatekeepers for every writer. While, with indie publishing, it’s fairly easy to get your book out there, it gets much harder after publication than it is for trad published authors because most […]

November 6, 2014

You can #win a #kindle (oh yes you can).

This probably sums it up…..


November 1, 2014

Still alive and prattling on about my book. #books #bestsellers (no, really).

M T McGuire is officially a best selling author… in theory.

October 23, 2014

Metal detecting, and its relation to my hopes as an #indie #writer

This week, I’m unsure how to go about my blog post. TI have several things to say so bear with me as I try to work out a way to jemmy them all in at once. Ever in pursuit of the elusive hammered coin or interesting… thing, I went out metal detecting yesterday. I learned […]

October 5, 2014

Secrets of the K’Barthan Series unlocked… and other ideas.

Techniques for naming characters.

September 27, 2014

In celebration of Harvest…

The Admiral Ackbar tomato. Now in the correct colour. Mmm…

September 22, 2014

What am I doing?

Do you ever have the feeling you’ve slipped into a different version of the universe by mistake? Sometime I feel as if I’m living another MTM’s life where the basic essentials are the same but some of the bits around the edges are… not what I thought. I can’t quite explain this but it’s usually […]

September 20, 2014

What makes a good bad guy?

On writing a plausible baddie…

September 13, 2014

I am now, officially, hybrid… I think.

That’s right I run on oil AND gas. Sorry, no. What I mean is that the good folks at a small publisher have accepted a short story from me for an anthology. In the process of this they have sent me a publishing contract to sign and there is talk of a small remuneration, depending on sales volume. I think that does officially make me, in the proper sense of the word; with publication pending.

Which brings me neatly onto the other thing.

September 3, 2014

Blogging Off Piste and Visiting the Real World.

Heads up for a guest post over at the Story Reading Ape and a reminder about Saturday’s signing at Diss Publishing bookshop in Diss, Norfolk.

August 27, 2014
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