Arrival of NEXUS!

Yes, the author proofs of the NEXUS paperback have arrived! And they are looking good! Thank you, Ingram Spark/ Lightning Source.

I’m sending out advance copies to bloggers and reviewers at the moment, but I’ll be running a competition for signed giveaways during launch month 12-30th September.

And it’s just as exciting sliding your fingers […]

Choosing the colours of book covers

It’s a well-worn statement, a cliché even, that it’s the book cover that sells the book.

I’d refine that a little. What a cover does first is grab a browser’s attention, nothing more. You’ve made them pause, even stop to investigate further. If they pick it up or click on its image, that’s a second […]

Where DID those Roma Nova titles come from?

Choosing book titles is like being prodded by Pluto in the underworld with a red hot trident for eternity. One commenter on social media said: “They sound great, but I can’t help but cringe at the titles. Not quite Latin. I suppose that’s probably the point, but ouch. Intriguing, though.“

I […]