Paperback proofs

The first ever physical copies of my first ever book ๐Ÿ˜ฑ (Note, paperbacks are not yet for sale, but the ebooks definitely are.) Overall, I’m pleased with how they turned out. I’ve got a bunch of little changes I want to make, then I’ll order another round of printed proofs. We’ll see how many rounds … Continue reading Paperback proofs

Second draft of my first full-length novel โ˜ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ

With a few interruptions along the way, it’s taken me two years to get to this point… First draft (i.e. getting it down) Plotting, planning, and scheming kicked off in February 2019 before I started the first draft two months later. What followed was seven months of tippity tapping away on the train to and … Continue reading Second draft of my first full-length novel โ˜ ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ

Podcast with my book cover redesigns, website, emoji use, and quiche ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ

The Marks are at it again! Duck and Dive‘s cover refresh and my website are briefly discussed on the latest episode of the Bestseller Experiment podcast, along with how I’ve used emojis to give potential readers a flavour of what to expect. But, to put it in context I’m going to back it up for … Continue reading Podcast with my book cover redesigns, website, emoji use, and quiche ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿณ

Short story: My New Routine

This is my latest short story, a competition entry written on the theme of โ€˜Lockdownโ€™. Based on the previous yearโ€™s competition winning stories, the judges were expecting an uncompromising literary sign of the times. This story is not that. Not one bit. After a year of Covid-19, the last thing I wanted to do was … Continue reading Short story: My New Routine

My book on the Bestseller Experiment podcast ๐ŸŽง

That’s right! My gay romcom novella Over and Out scored a brief mention on this week’s episode of the Bestseller Experiment podcast. Following a fantastic interview with thriller author Linwood Barclay, the hosts Mark Stay and Mark Desvaux discuss some recent wins from their regular listeners. You can listen to the full interview yourself by … Continue reading My book on the Bestseller Experiment podcast ๐ŸŽง

Over and Out is out now ๐Ÿฅณ

This is it! Over and Out is the third outing for Arthur and Gabriel. And it’s likely to be their final, at least for now. Are you keen to see where they end up? Grab a copy of Over and Out now on Amazon Kindle: ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ต … Continue reading Over and Out is out now ๐Ÿฅณ