Category Archives: Publishing and Marketing

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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Gutting Fish

As you can probably tell, I’ve got a few things on the go. Which is good. One month ago I released BACCARA BURNING and it’s selling well. I’m very pleased considering it’s a sequel to an existing book I wrote … Continue reading

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‘Living Leith’ Delayed

I spent last Saturday with my wife in both a professional capacity as well as a social one. I’ll cover the professional part first. I’m still on the hunt for a suitable front cover for my forthcoming poetry chapbook, LIVING … Continue reading

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A Bit More On Baccara

Sales of Baccara Burning are going better than I expected following its release on Friday. From what I can tell, over half of these sales have come through people who already bought and enjoyed Stella, the book that Baccara is … 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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