MT McGuire Books

How did it all go? What I learned from doing a #booksigning

A little while back I write this post about my nervousness about taking a stall to flog my books at Bury Christmas Fayre. A week on, let me fill you in on how it went. Truth is, I forgot to write down what I sold on day one, going solely on the amount of extra money. Looking back on it that […]

December 5, 2014

Press PR. Could I? Should I? M T’s upcoming stall at #BurySt EdmundsChristmasFayre.

McMini’s latest, as he looked out at the pouring rain and the dark, sub-aqueous sky this morning. “Mummy, I think the sun has decided not to get up this morning and it is hiding under the covers with its underpants over its head, refusing to come out.” Very succinctly put. Naturally a long conversation ensued about the specifications […]

November 26, 2014

What’s in a book cover? A change gives a different perspective on an established series.

Today I am delighted to share Tahlia Newland’s new, super-duper, improved covers along with some info on the why, the how and the wherefore of covers, cover changes and the reasons she made her changes.

November 23, 2014

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 of […]

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 three things. First that no […]

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