Category Archives: eBooks

Indie Publishing and Me

A couple of years ago I met with Scottish publisher, author and agent, Allan Guthrie. We met up in a pub in Portobello and spoke at length about the publishing process, writing, and all that kind of stuff. I was … Continue reading

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Baccara Burning Launched Today

As you’ll know, these last few months have been pretty turbulent for me, what with sickness, a new job, and other life events. The result of all this change meant I hadn’t written anything in a year, which was probably … Continue reading

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Ruth Nicol and Cover Problems

I first met Ruth Nicol back in 1997 when we both worked for a now defunct life assurance company. We worked in the I.T. department, which in itself was pretty much as you’d imagine: dull, soul-sucking, and barely bare-able. My … Continue reading

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A Couple of New Releases

Bit of a mad weekend: two books released, a play, a lot of writing, more reading, and a new project on the horizon. Let me explain. New Crime Novella Released On Friday my newest crime book was released to the … Continue reading

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February GDR Plan

Fiction * Review BACCARA BURNING * Complete polishing off GATECRASH * Send GATECRASH to beta readers * Submit and recycle short fiction returns – not done Poetry * Continue work on LONDON chapbook for spring release * Continue writing coffee … Continue reading

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January Review of Work

Fiction * Complete polishing off GATECRASH – not complete; still in progress * Send GATECRASH to beta readers – not done * Submit and recycle short fiction returns – not done Poetry * Publish SILLY POEMS FOR WEE PEOPLE on … Continue reading

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I’m Back and with Book News Galore

Image: JT Lindroos Hello again an welcome back to Freedom from the Mundane, the daily writing blog I have been keeping up since sometime in 2004. My blogging record since 2012 began has been dismal. In fact, I’ve not blogged … Continue reading

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