MT McGuire Books

KDP Select”

There’s been a lot written about the new Amazon initiative kdp select. For what it’s worth, I would suggest that Amazon’s reasons are economic rather than philanthropic. So, with my ex brand manager’s hat on, here’s what I think they might be up to, or at least, here’s what I’d be up to if I was them.

December 13, 2011


I’ve done the same post twice. Once on publish immediately and once on a scheduled slot. Arse. I’ve finally lost it. 

December 10, 2011

Thank you’s all round

Some kind people are giving me a bit of a plug in various forms this month so here are the details. Do have a look. There are all sorts of posts which are far more interesting than mine.

December 9, 2011

More Small Talk

Getting McMini dressed.…

December 7, 2011

A little bit of PR

MTM things are featured in the Misti Parker 10,000 hit giveaway and MTM is on public view at the Horringer Christmas Event… in Horringer, unsurprisingly.

December 6, 2011

More McMini

Negotiating dressing the McMini yesterday morning he ran off half dressed, with his trousers and shoes on but still wearing his pyjama top.

November 26, 2011

Mwa ha ha hargh!

Yeh and I could do this whole post like that. What a fantastic day!

November 23, 2011

Picking up fag ends

McMini was sitting with us all at the lunch table. “These potatoes are lovely.” says Granny. “Mr Waitrose made them.” says McOther (Yeh, we cheat). McMini hasn’t quite followed and looks at Grandpa with a puzzled expression. “That’s not Mr Waitrose, that’s Poppa!” 

November 20, 2011

It had to happen…

Travelling with a small, honest, noticing McMini it was only a matter of time before we got encountered a cringe factor situation. Travelling to MTM’s place of origin it finally arrived.

November 19, 2011


At the moment, I don’t seem to like a thing I write. Everything needs work and everything is, well, frankly a bit crap. I wonder why that is and whether anyone else encounters it.

November 18, 2011