MT McGuire Books

What do you see when you look at me?

Posted February 3, 2018 and visited 151 times, 7 so far today

You see a bad mother. Church, if you want to do it, can be a bit of a conundrum with small people. McMini being a bit older now and more susceptible to boredom, it is not so easy to persuade him to come to the Sunday service. Furthermore, when he does, it’s probably no longer appropriate for a young gentleman […]

To Infinity and Beyond! Plans for 2018. #NewYearsResolution

Posted January 6, 2018 and visited 459 times, 7 so far today

Heaven knows how many weeks ago it was now, far back in the mists of time, anyway; before Christmas, I posted about my efforts to bludgeon people into reading my stuff over the course of 2017. Basically, I discovered that I had a much higher rate of read-through on my perma free book than I thought and that I should maybe […]

Navel Gazing and Pocket Lint … MTM’s Year in Publishing 2017

Posted December 23, 2017 and visited 473 times, 7 so far today

Yes it’s time for me to do a round up of business. When I say business, I mean my business, such as it is, not ‘the business’ of world book sales. Anyway here goes. So, how’s it been? So so if I’m honest. Marketing-wise, I have not had the time to do it justice but I’ve turned the corner […]

When dyslexic people try to fill in forms … #dementia

Posted December 9, 2017 and visited 616 times, 7 so far today

This week, a cry for sympathy rather than help, hopefully, in a way that is amusing or useful to you. Last night, McOther and I were invited to a Christmas party. We went. He from London, me from here. I met him there. I was late because our babysitter couldn’t get here before 7.00pm — although I had only just hopped out […]

Searching for the truth, at all costs #TallFamilyTales

Posted September 16, 2017 and visited 1076 times, 4 so far today

As you will learn from reading this account, I was a perfectly horrible child in many respects and few stories reflect me in a poorer light than the one I am about to share. Sometimes the difference between genius and madness is failure. Other times, it’s a simple case of the idea being crap. This is the tale of an […]

Smashingly non-expensive books alert!

Posted August 5, 2017 and visited 1756 times, 2 so far today

A bit of news, some special offers on other sci-fi books and a little bit more from McMini.

Mind Expansion Anyone? #McMini #kids #parenting #children

Posted July 29, 2017 and visited 1318 times, 2 so far today

Over the holidays I thought it would be fun to tell some of the funny stories about my family. There is ‘Catching Socks’, ‘Night of the Homeless Man’, ‘Tale of the Drowning Toddler’ and a famous one about my Mum for which I have no title, as yet. However, I thought I would leave that for later because obviously, it […]

When the luck unicorn farts …

Posted July 21, 2017 and visited 1529 times, 4 so far today

You’d better be ready. Yes, smashing things are afoot, in writing world anyway, and for once it’s not me blundering into something and breaking it. Something unusual and rather wonderful has happened this week, my book, Escape From B-Movie Hell has been accepted for a bookbub promotion. Now, I can imagine you might be thinking, ‘Mmm yes […]

Welcome to my GORGEOUS Life! On humorous giveaways and being embarrassed by your kids.

Posted May 20, 2017 and visited 1817 times, 2 so far today

Jeez, well, this week’s been interesting. Welcome to what the lovely Dame Edna Everage would call, ‘my gorgeous life’ in all it’s technicolour glory! (Phnark.) So, this week McMini had pukka actual gastroenteritis. He started feeling ill, was sick a lot, and then he was sick a bit more and then, just for a change he was sick […]

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

Posted May 13, 2017 and visited 1289 times, 3 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 about swearing, but can […]