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Become an Indie Author! Self-Publish your book on Amazon Part 2 of 3!


Hello Readers As promised here is the second of a three part blog about becoming an Indie Author by publishing your book on Amazon…. Before you start part 2! You will need to already have an account with Amazon, have … Continue reading

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Saville’s Spinney is Go! Three days to Launch! – The Trial


Hello again readers. Just a few days from my book being uploaded to Amazon. Herewith another blog about how the book was created and some of the resources I used…. In Victorian times criminals were tried in three types of … Continue reading

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How I found a Designer for my Book Cover


Hello again readers. This is an update on my upcoming first book, a True Crime Story about a very real and savage set of cut-throat murders in my former home town of Nottingham. Conceived after an Internet search for information … Continue reading

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Do I show or do I tell?


Hello again Readers. I am preparing myself for a Writer’s conference next week in Harrogate. I hope to pitch my story at this event and will need a good synopsis. I will also need a complete first chapter. Now here … Continue reading

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Nottingham Festival of Words


Hi Readers Just discovered an upcoming Writing Festival takes place soon in my old home city of Nottingham, details follow..  Nottingham Festival of Words The first Nottingham Festival of Words welcomes all lovers of words to Nottingham. Events will be … Continue reading

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Unmarked Graves


Unmarked Graves. Hello again readers – this blog will be another one of my research files where I will share some information discovered in my quest for knowledge about a period of history long past to provide essential background for … Continue reading

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