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Books anyone? A few words about MTMail, building a fanbase and Instafreebie. #bookmarketing

Posted August 26, 2017 and visited 695 times, 7 so far today

A bit about fanbase building, or mailing list building…

This week, I am mostly ranting about … everything! Mwah hahahargh!

Posted May 13, 2017 and visited 1104 times, 1 so far today

Aroogah! Aroogah! Let’s kick off with a profanity warning: there will be some. There. So if you don’t like the F word, do not read this. Especially do NOT read this all the way though and then complain it’s full of swearing or I will flipping well lamp you. And if you’re a bit iffy […]

Learning the hard way, or at least, the cold squelchy way…

Posted April 15, 2017 and visited 898 times, 2 so far today

Not that I’m melodramatic or anything … mwahahahahargh! This holidays, McOther, McMini and I joined another family of friends skiing. I have never been skiing before, for the simple reason that from the age of about twelve I’ve been under doctor’s orders not to. Some of you will know this, some won’t, but basically, my […]

Can I have fried brains with that? Time management/productivity hacks for writers #amwriting #writingtips #timemanagement

Posted March 5, 2017 and visited 2105 times, 6 so far today

I talk about my struggles writing and how I solved them in the hope that it might help anyone facing the same difficulties.

What do you see, you people looking at me?

Posted June 20, 2014 and visited 4042 times, 2 so far today

As many of you probably know, there’s a little bit, in WordPress, that tells you what people typed into their search engines to get to your blog. I’ve just been looking at fellow Gumbee Writers’ Guild author, Jim Webster’s latest post about the absurd things people type to get to his – apparently it’s a […]

Nelson Mandela: 1918 – 2013. A truly great man.

Posted December 7, 2013 and visited 1602 times, 1 so far today

Nelson Mandela, RIP. Here are some quotes from the man, himself.

Advice from the Inept: Three things to remember about editing…

Posted July 31, 2011 and visited 2759 times, 2 so far today

Blimey! I’m amazed at how much stuff crops up that you don’t anticipate. Here’s another blindingly obvious thing that didn’t occur to gumbee author here (Doh!).

Losing (or Not Losing) the Plot

Posted August 27, 2010 and visited 2318 times, 2 so far today

The other day I was having lunch with a publisher friend. He showed me a brilliant ruse he uses to organise any book he is working on.

Wait! It is not ready yet… or is it?

Posted April 4, 2010 and visited 1457 times, 2 so far today

OK so you’ve written something. It has a beginning a middle and an end… sort of. You’re pleased and you think it might be a winner but DO YOU KNOW…