I recently bought N.K Jemisin’s The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms because I’d read the first three chapters on the webpage and got hooked. (I would link to N.K Jemisin’s webpage, but it seems to have been hacked – it’s nkjemisin.com, anyway, and hopefully it’ll be back soon) I recommend The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms highly. N.K Jemisin […]Read More Book rec, and longer sample of The Maker’s Mask
So, about half an hour after I posted that ‘the books are coming on Monday!’ post last Friday, my Internet went out. The engineer has just come to fix it, and as long as it isn’t the router (which it may well be) it seems to be fixed for now, and I’ve managed to get […]Read More Books are now on Lulu, Amazon listing coming soon
I have the proof of The Hawkwood War, and it looks OK! However, I also have a D&D game to finish prepping for this weekend, and I want to have another go at trying to figure out Lulu’s pricing structure. So, to give myself a window to deal with that in, the books will be […]Read More Publication date: Monday 13 September 2010
One book is proofed and ready to go. I said to Peter last night ‘It looks like a real book!’ and he said ‘Could that be because it is a real book?’ in a sarcastic tone of voice. The other one I’m waiting on a proof copy of. (There will undoubtedly still be at least […]Read More People, we are approaching zero hour
There is progress being made. Honest. The story so far: I thought I’d order a proof copy of The Maker’s Mask before I got into the whole trying to buy an ISBN thing. The proof copy arrived. I took one look at it and snatched it back from my husband saying ‘You can’t read this […]Read More Progress!
Firstly: dear WordPress, why make it so hard to find a login page when I accidentally log myself out? Leaving a comment on my own blog doesn’t work, and just leads to the Orwellian situation where the comment gets screened until I verify that I’m not a spammer and unscreen it. Secondly: dear people who […]Read More A question and a statement
I’ve bitten the bullet, bought image rights from istockphoto.com, and been playing around with cover images. This one is for The Maker’s Mask, from a photograph by Peter Zelei and a piece of concept art from loops7: And this one is for The Hawkwood War, from a painting by Yaroslav Gerzhedovich and the same art […]Read More Look at us, we’re cover plus