Category Archives: fiction

Tweety tweety tweetvert

Tweetverts for the recent book, Sanctioned. All my own work (the tweetverts and the book). I tracked down the actual fonts used by The Sun and copied their typography for maximum tabloid effect. (Any echoes of Barbara Kruger may not … Continue reading

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Sanctioned!

The first shipment of copies of Sanctioned (the new novel by Chris Page, for those one or two of you who don’t yet know) has arrived chez Page. Anyone who wishes to get a copy direct from me, rather than … Continue reading

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Sanctioned now available in Kindle

Yes, Sanctioned is now available in both paperback and Kindle. The paperback can be ordered from any outlet in the world (in theory) or direct from Amazon. If you order the paperback from Amazon.com you can get the Kindle version … Continue reading

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Please vote my new book into obscurity on Thursday

Please make my book irrelevant on Thursday. It’s taken me nearly two years to produce, it was published only last week, and on Thursday you have your chance to render my effort all for nothing. And I hope you do. … Continue reading

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Chris Page Sanctioned: new novel out today

So here it is on Amazon: Sanctioned. And just in time for the general election in the UK — could the themes of the story be relevant to certain things going on in that country. Perhaps you’ll have to read … Continue reading

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Sanctioned

The man knocking on the shabby door of the grottiest flat in the scuzziest estate in the slummiest corner of London has a nose that looks like a bellend. Gideon Smith steps back from the door upon which he has rapped … Continue reading

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Coming soon!

I’m a bit chuffed to have just finished the penultimate draft of the current story. It’s been a long time coming (without good excuse in either my use of time or the quality of the story). Next tasks: another thorough … Continue reading

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Nothing more horrible than a nice cup of tea, don’t you think?

Of all the stupid things people say, one of the most stupid is ‘Would you like a nice cup of tea?’ I mean, what is the word nice doing in that sentence? It’s the sort of thing daft old grannies … Continue reading

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Who’s got the writer’s money? Amazon’s got the writer’s money.

(Since this article was written, Amazon has changed the way it makes payments of royalties. The new system is a vast improvement on the one described below. However, the discrepancy in the way royalties are calculated by region — see below … Continue reading

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New approaches in advertising: call the customer a bastard

I’m trying this more direct and intuitive approach to marketing and advertising. What do you think?

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