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Writers on Location – Lisa Blower on Stoke-on-Trent

This is the final guest post from my first Sofa Spotlight of 2019 and (much later than usual) the first Writers on Location piece of the year, so I’m very pleased to be featuring award-wining short story writer and novelist Lisa Blower and her new collection It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s from independent publisher … Continue reading

Guest Author – Tom Vowler on the Short Story

One of the great things about running my own blog – as I have sometimes gently pointed out to those who tell me off for not featuring the ‘right’ books – is that this is the one place I’m not answerable to anyone.  The right books for me are those I genuinely rate and believe in, and too often they … Continue reading

Guest Author – Danny Scheinmann on Crowd-funding his second novel

Welcome to today’s guest Danny Scheinmann, author of international bestseller Random Acts of Heroic Love, a book I really enjoyed a few years back.  It came as a surprise to see that Danny’s second novel (which has a great premise, by the way) is being crowd-funded on Unbound.  I had a feeling there might be … Continue reading

Guest Author – Alice Jolly on Crowdfunding – How to make new friends (and lose old ones)

*PUBLICATION UPDATE – JULY 2015* **CONGRATULATIONS to Alice Jolly and to her publishers Unbound on the publication of Dead Babies and Seaside Towns.  The hardback edition (see the cover below) is a thing of beauty as befits this extraordinary true story and it is rightfully receiving a great deal of media attention.** As with many … Continue reading

My Novel – Now out in paperback