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In part 2 of my interview with Tony Riches, he explained why a trilogy is something every writer should consider, so now we’ll look closer at what he wrote about when he tackled his.
Part 2 – Tackling A Trilogy In part 1, Tony explained that he’d completed not only his Tudor Trilogy, but also several other books. In the last five years or so! He could easily have added the title ‘Making Time For Writing For Busy People’ – he’s probably...
Welcome to my new blog series where I take a journey, as a novice and extremely inexperienced writer, to find out how far more established authors got to where they are today. First off, to Pembrokeshire and the multi-talented Tony Riches
With it being Wimbledon fortnight, the sun shining and just because, I've added a link from my other blog to my author site this week. Click here to read the full article [author_image...
Now that Child Taken has been released, the views of the of the book’s trailer runs into the thousands. But why make a book trailer to begin with? Apart from the above numbers, of course? Two reasons. Firstly, I saw another trailer and thought it was a great idea. Secondly, I knew the exact person who could help me make it a reality.
The launch event, after all the anxiety, went perfectly. I tried (and failed miserably) to get to talk to everyone but I did my best under the circumstances. It was just like a wedding except this time the in-laws didn’t eat all the cake while we were on honeymoon!
Tomorrow is the publication day of Child Taken. A journey that started in the late summer of 2014 has reached its most significant milestone and at the launch event at Waterstones Nottingham tomorrow there better be some serious book buying! They don’t think I’ve invited them just for the fun of it, do they?
The email from Red Door confirmed they wanted to publish Child Taken We discussed some changes and a week or so later, Child Taken was going to find a way into the world.
Child Taken is launched in a few day’s time. So it feels like the right time to dedicate this post to the people who made Child Taken happen. I’ve always said that I wrote a Word document and Red Door Publishing made it into a book.
It’s just over a week until Child Taken is released. I should be getting excited but I’ve not ordered the alcohol yet for the post-launch party and I’m also trying to work out how many glasses of bubbly you can squeeze from one bottle, so I don’t end up...