Category: Rants

The Pressures of Releasing a Book

You’ve written a book. That’s the hard part out of the way, right? All those words mashed up onto a page in some sort of coherent jumble that tells a compelling narrative. Weeks, months, years even of hard work vomited onto into word document and edited and edited and edited until you are so sick…

By Rob 11th December 2018 1

State of the Union

So this post is just going to serve as a how things are going and what to expect from me in the near future. Because I’m writing… A LOT! All my books are now back under my control. I am once again completely self published! I feel there should be some fireworks here. OK, I…

By Rob 9th August 2017 0

It’s been a long road

It’s May 25th 2017 and I have a new book releasing tomorrow. WHERE LOYALTIES LIE(WLL) is finally releasing. You can even order your copy here. This post is a short history of exactly why it has taken so long for me to get the follow up to The Ties that Bind (TTtB) out there. I’m no…

By Rob 25th May 2017 0

The Problem With Flashbacks

I’ll admit it. My current WIP has flashbacks. I’m using them as a way to provide necessary backstory for the protagonist while also linking the events of the past to narrative of the present. Then again the entire thing is told from the future so technically it is almost entirely the past so therefor one…

By Rob 9th February 2017 0

Back to Self Publishing

Just a quick update today but an important one. I have decided to end my publishing relationship with Ragnarok Publications. I wish all the best to everyone at the company, both staff and authors, but I feel it’s time for me to leave. So what does this mean? Well for a start it means that…

By Rob 7th January 2017 0

Publishing Limbo?

Here goes. Some people have contacted me to ask “Where is Where Loyalties Lie?” It’s true, the first book in my piratical adventure duology (Best Laid Plans) should have been out already. It should be in the hands of millions maybe a few thousand at least. But it’s not. It appears to firmly stuck in…

By Rob 3rd January 2017 14

Game of Thrones: Bastard vs Bastard

Game of Thrones post. SPOILERS ARE COMING. Seriously. SPOILERS!!! So everyone is talking about the latest Game of Thrones episode and saying things like: “I loved it.” – Eddie “Old Bear” Skelson “There’s something broken inside you if this isn’t a top three episode.” – Adrian “High Heels” Collins. “Wow!”- People. Usually when this happens…

By Rob 20th June 2016 0