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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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Literary stars

From time to time people say nice things online about my stories. No, really! Here are some examples. Chris, Thank-you for making my days funnier and reminding me that laughter really is the best medicine. Loved the book! – Anna … Continue reading

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More Amazon — not out of stock, four smokin’ books

Amazon Japan has flagged my books as ‘temporarily out of stock’. This is very unhelpful and very misleading. This applies to Weed, King of the Undies World, The Underpants Tree and Un-Tall Tales. All the books are in fact very … Continue reading

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Amazon are lying bastards, and an apology to my Japan readers

First of all, an apology to Japan-based potential readers of The Underpants Tree: I’m sorry. I apologise. Second, I have to call Amazon Japan a bunch of lying bastards. You’re a bunch of lying bastards, Amazon Japan! I apologise to … Continue reading

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Un-fun facts for harried writers

A cheerful little article in yesterday’s Guardian brightened up my grey Monday: most writers make no money. This is not new news. We’ve known that since people first started scratching their proto-blogs on clay tablets. However, yesterday’s article couched its … Continue reading

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A weeder writes

Weed has received an incandescent, effulgent, five-star reader’s review on Amazon, its very first — Weed’s first, not Amazon’s first. And I didn’t have to bully, cajole, or pay, either. Many thanks to the author of that review, Mr BOA … Continue reading

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Sneaky peek

Well, it had to happen eventually. Despite my best efforts to stay in a bottle, I have drafted a cover for Un-Tall Tales, the paperback collection of short stories, and the thing is now in the pre-printing stage where the … Continue reading

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Weed the novel in paperback and available through Amazon

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

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Weed and Shorts now in Kindle store

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

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