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...
2019 Author Roundup

2019 Author Roundup

2019 was my most productive year in every way, most importantly in the number of new novels published. Some of the words written in 2019 will be published in 2020, but then the first two novels of 2019 were written the year before so it’s a case of swings and...