Deep Fried Genius

It’s been a while since my last post. But now I’m back. And I’m talking about fried food. Obviously… There’s an unwritten rule that, if you’re an author, you need to have a blog. So, like many authors before me, I started a blog. And I thought I should probably try and be very literary,Continue reading “Deep Fried Genius”

Happy birthday George

It’s been quite a year. Exactly one year ago today, my first novel, The Unexpected Vacation of George Thring, was published. And my lovely wife bought me this brilliant card to celebrate. Since it went on sale, the book has sold quite a nice number of copies – more than 13,000 so far, to beContinue reading “Happy birthday George”

The joy and pain of Amazon reviews

What do authors think of customer reviews on Amazon? Obviously I can only speak for myself, but I have mixed feelings. They can be a great way to get feedback from readers. And they can help to boost book sales. But then, sometimes, they can be violent, hurtful, digital bullets that make you doubt yourself, yourContinue reading “The joy and pain of Amazon reviews”