Awards - do they mean anything?

When I began writing novels, I knew the value of recognition in the form of awards, prizes and third party endorsements; I’d owned and run a small business for over fifteen years and been very involved in the PR side of things.

Recognition – the public acknowledgement of your ability, achievement, merits or services – is something […]

1066 and all that has landed!

Read this fabulous review!

1066 Turned Upside Down – a collection of stories by nine historical fiction writers – is now out! Now what does 1066 have to do with Roma Nova? Good question.

Suppose there had been a Roma Novan around trying to intervene in 1066 between Harold’s Saxon England and William’s Normandy? Could she have influenced either […]

Roma Nova goes audio!

With Carole Blake of Blake Friedmann

You may remember that in January this year I signed up with Blake Friedmann Literary Agency who now represent me for ancillary rights (translation/foreign rights, audio, large print, TV & film, etc.).

Well, exciting news – and you are the first to know it – they’ve negotiated a contract with Audible to produce […]

Amazon is not the only way

Readers buy books from many places; paperbacks from ‘bricks and mortar’ bookshops, airports, souvenir shops at visitor sites, at events, launches, the charity shop, from the author direct as well as online. As for ebooks, there seems no end to the number and variety of e-tailers, the dominant one being Amazon.

Sometimes we forget that Amazon is not […]

INCEPTIO - Amazon bestseller!

This last weekend, something very exciting happened. INCEPTIO reached bestseller ranking on Amazon.com, #1 in the Alternate History and Alternative History categories and #2 in Historical Thrillers. At this stage, I had even knocked Stephen King off first place!

 So I did this…

 

Alison Morton is the author […]

The 3G Kindle has landed!

I’ve been given a fab birthday present – a 3G Amazon Kindle. Thank you, Steve xx

As a writer, I read a huge number of books; our house is groaning with them. As a plane passenger, it’s agonising trying to sift out the books to take (or, worse, leave behind). As a Luddite, it’s been […]