MT McGuire Books

Your book. Do you have it covered?

If you are thinking about your book cover right now, here are a few things I’ve learned, the hard way, so you don’t have to.

November 15, 2011

Writing? What Writing?

Bloody hell. Looking at this, I reckon I’m channelling Jack Dee!

November 5, 2011

Look Mummy!

This is a Guy. We will burn it on the gas fire.

November 2, 2011

Quotes from the small man

I am a wobbly pepper man with funny stalk trousers.”

November 1, 2011


I have a sinus infection and everything tastes of scrambled egg. 


October 3, 2011

Real Life

OK, so I appreciate that this is a writer’s blog and as such, doubtless it’s meant to be ‘professional’ ie, about my writing and nothing else…  Except sometimes, I wish I could blog about day to day stuff on here. Because you see, I like to write, even when my brain is not firing on all cylinders. But when my […]

September 23, 2011

Enjoying the 15 minutes…

OK, so three marvellous things have happened today. One, my car has returned from open heart surgery, no more overheating in traffic.

Two, Unlucky Dip is free on

September 8, 2011

Unlucky Dip free on Amazon

The loss-leader-on-Amazon experirement continues. Whether or not it works remains to be seen but if you’re interested, it’s here.

September 7, 2011

This Week I have mostly been reading…

Cave by Ali Cooper My rating: 5 of 5 stars Cave is about Marty. Marty is a bit of an idiot. What’s more if he isn’t careful he’s going to be a dead idiot. As the story opens, he is trapped in the entrance to a cave, injured, frightened and alone, with no chance of rescue and no immediately obvious […]

September 6, 2011

Unlucky Dip coming to kindle…

The companion short to go with Few Are Chosen will be available to download on Amazon later this week.

September 5, 2011