The Three – a science fiction short story

The Three by Kevin Partner | Read by Amazon Alexa. https://www.kevpartner.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/the_three.mp3 It only took three. One in New York, another in Beijing and the last, for reasons no one understood, in London. Three beings in three cities and...
K-lytics: data for authors

K-lytics: data for authors

The sad fact is that books don’t sell themselves! Did you know that there are over 400,000 books in the Science Fiction & Fantasy category alone on Amazon? And that this is growing by around 20% per year?  That’s 220 new books published in that...
Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

This is a book to read, be amazed by and then to evaluate in the light of the time that has passed since. The broad thrust of Gladwell’s argument seems to be supported, but some of the detail might be controversial. Some of the aspects of society that he brings...
Atomic Habits by James Clear

Atomic Habits by James Clear

This is one of those books that, if implemented, could change your life. I’m not going to say too much about it here, except that it has the best opening page of any book I’ve ever read. And then continues with a fascinating description of how Clear came...
Novlr – novel writing software

Novlr – novel writing software

I think we owe it to ourselves as writers to test as many writing tools as possible until we find the one that works best for us. I’ve been through a long list that includes Word, Google Docs, Storyshop and Scrivener with brief tests of many others. I still use...