Tag Archives: Weed

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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The great literary sock puppet interview

Author of Weed, King of the Undies World, and The Undperpants Tree, Chris Page isn’t an award winning novelist. He hasn’t won the Booker or the Nobel prize for literature or anything else. The sock puppet interviewed him to find … 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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Top Fucking Gear, OK

So, Jeremy Clarkson has been dropped by the BBC and the hunt is on for a new presenter for his TV show Top Gear. Suggestions so far have included Chris Evans, Alan Partridge, Bill Oddie, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan … Continue reading

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Nobel infuriate

Chiz. I didn’t win the Nobel prize for literature again. Perhaps if I sent Mr. Nobel a copy of Weed I would stand more chance.

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Weed sprouts on Kyoto After Dark

  I would like to express a huge debt of thanks to Kym Hutcheon of Kyoto After Dark for putting up a very large and froody interview about Weed and related things on the KAD site. The splash is much … Continue reading

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Extract of Weed

In order to tantalise those few people in the universe who have yet to read the novel Weed, wot I rote, I have decided to post the occasional extract. Today’s excerpt is from p98: toppled I thank you. Watch this … Continue reading

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Weedy reviews

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

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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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