December 2, 2014

Just a quick note to mention that my story, Sarajevo Rose, has been published in the current issue of The Antigonish Review. Give it a read, if that’s your type of thing.

December 9, 2012

Thought Catalog published another article of mine, which you can read here:


Once again, it was kindly received. I’m getting more and more into this kind of writing; it’s like eating soup when you’re sick because it’s...

October 10, 2012

It’s a little over a year since I published Scar, and the promotional effort has finally run out of steam, so I thought I’d share a few thoughts on the whole process of bringing a book like this into the world.

It's probably not going to come as a surprise that the publ...

October 5, 2012

Getting interviewed by the media is not as difficult as you might think. We live in a 24 hour news cycle, and your next door neighbour has a blog. The all-consuming internet beast needs to be fed, and your book could be a tasty little morsel.


You can get interviewed in...

October 2, 2012

My latest interview, with Starla Faye of Two Talk Books, can be listened to here:


I had fun doing this interview. Starla was very enthusiastic about Scar, and read the book very thoroughly in preparation for the interview, whic...

August 28, 2012

It’s important when promoting your book to get reviews, from credible reviewers. But remember this: credible reviewers are only credible because there’s no guarantee they’ll like what you wrote. Some may hate it.


Some reviewers who don’t like your book will simply refu...

August 12, 2012

Come closer. Closer. Listen. I’m going to tell you a secret.


Are you ready?


Nobody really knows how to sell books.


Oh, lots of people will say that they do. Some people have made a living out of claiming to have the secret. Big publishers exist purely to sell books, an...

August 2, 2012

“Do you want to spend 80% of 80% of your time Facebooking about cats in the hope that you’ll make a 2.12% increase in sales on a book you had to write in 18 days?”


I read this article – ironically enough, I found it on Twitter – and I have to say, my own experience bac...

July 11, 2012

Writing a novel is easy compared to selling one. And this is not some dash-it-off-in-three-months, Fifty-Shades-Of-Grey writer telling you this; I spent six years writing Scar. But for all the heartache and hard work that was, trying to get people to buy it is ten time...

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