It’s always hard for me, as an indie author, to advertise myself. I’m usually very vocal about things I do like – books, movies, tech gadgets – and very critical of things I do not like. To me, endorsing something I like comes easy. But I’m crap at advertising myself. All the shenanigans about “Hey!
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Back in September the wonderful Dario Cannizzaro approached me to review his first published collection of short stories: Of Life, Death, Aliens and Zombies. And no, I’m not usually the type of person to read about zombies! But I gave it a go, and was quite astonished at the level of…
The amazing John Skewes, Author/illustrator of the Larry Gets Lost children’s books, made a superb illustration for my short story Yet Another Zombie Apocalypse! You can read Yet Another Zombie Apocalypse for free on Trigger Warning Short fiction. And if you like my writing, consider buying my short story collection!
When I opened the email — that is, the automated alert I set if anyone on the internet was talking about my new book — I was excited. Someone somewhere was talking about my work. But the feeling quickly turned into anger as I noticed that the website mentioning the book by name was a dodgy one, offering a