Weedy words of praise from a publisher in London"... it’s really witty and very strong ... I would compare the writing to Robert Rankin, or a really satirically biting Tom Sharpe, and will say again that I’m really impressed by it"
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Category Archives: Shorts
The Society for Writers Editors and Translators has kindly given me a chance to read a chapter of my current work-in-peristalsis, King of the Undies World, at an event on October 6. This despite the fact SWET have previewed the … Continue reading
I am making progress with the paperback Un-Tall Tales. It will feature all the stories and nonsense from the ebook Shorts, plus two extra short stories, ‘Dumb Novel’ and ‘The Escapologist’. The text is pretty much edited and formatted and … Continue reading
Writing novels is a lot easier than marketing them. I don’t write for money. Playing the lottery is a more reliable way to earn a living than writing. However, it would be nice to get Weed and Shorts (and Un-Tall … Continue reading
At long, long last, the paperback version of Weed is available on Amazon, right here. O, frabjous day! Calooh! Callay! It’s only taken more years and tries than I would care to count, but, well, bloody mindedness will out. Now, … Continue reading
Well, if you want something done properly, do it yourself … ahem. The novel Weed and short story collection Shorts are now finally available through the Kindle store. Weed here. Shorts here. Way past time too. The two have been … Continue reading
Wow, while I wasn’t paying attention (when am I paying attention?) Weed, the novel, has been added to the e-book sites of Barnes & Noble, Borders and Kobo, giving many more people many more opportunities not to buy it. Click … Continue reading
Weed and Shorts have infiltrated the heart of the British establishment: this last weekend I deposited them with the British Library in accordance with the legal obligation imposed on publishers by use of British ISBNs. The books should have been … Continue reading
The Freebie is the first story in the collection Shorts and is my first published-and-paid-for piece of fiction. It is about Billy Freeb, a wannabe musician, getting his shot at his moment of fame. The story came to me one … Continue reading
Well, it has been about three weeks since Weed and Shorts appeared in the online shops as ebooks to no fanfare at all apart from a bit of parping by me getting over the celebratory hangover. I have been grinding … Continue reading
My e-books Shorts and Weed are currently available at www.smashwords.com Mood: Messia-manic Music: Handel’s Messiah Reading: blurb