25 posts tagged food for thought

[Interview] A Chat with The Clever Reader

Since before Heart of Mist was released in 2017, I've been in contact with Sarah, who runs the blog, The Clever Reader. Every year, we talk about my new release and my author journey. This year was no different. As the release of War of Mist draws nearer, I reached out to Sarah to see if she'd be interested in ...

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[GIVEAWAY] A Kindle Fire and 9 Incredible Fantasy eBooks

Talented author of Song of Shadows, Sylvia Mercedes is offering an incredible giveaway! See details below on how to enter! a Rafflecopter giveaway

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On Starting a Small Press with Monique Mulligan

I recently spoke to fellow author and former small press director, Monique Mulligan about what it's like to run your own indie pub house... Here's a snippet of what I had to say... If we rewind five years back or so, you would have found me at my desk writing and submitting literary fiction to publishers all over ...

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A Letter to my Unpublished Self with Monique Mulligan

Author Monique Mulligan has been running a series on her blog called 'A Letter to my Unpublished Self' for a while now. It's one that I've read regularly for the past few months and have always admired. Recently I was lucky enough to have my own letter included. You can read an extract below, and click through to ...

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These Are My (Author) Confessions #5: Wow, it’s been a while…

Hello hello lovely readers, Remember me? Wouldn't be surprised if you didn't... It's been a while, hey? Well, I've got plenty of excuses - books in production, opening Talem Press for submissions, publishing other authors' books and moving countries... But, frankly, I can't be bothered going into all that right ...

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Mini Podcast #7: Where I Ramble About Being Sick, Copyedits and New Reads

Hello hello lovely readers and listeners! Welcome back to another mini podcast episode. As you can tell from the title of this one, I've been on struggle street lately, have a listen to find out why... In episode #7 I talk about getting over my recent bout of the flu, getting overwhelmed by the Reign of ...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About Book II in ‘The Oremere Chronicles’

Hello lovely readers, I'm back with another celebratory post! While this week’s all about celebrating Heart of Mist, it’s also about looking forward. So I’m whispering a few secrets about Book II in the series...  So here goes! 1. Book II starts right where we left off Remember that somewhat-of-a-...

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Mini Podcast #3: Where I Ramble About Success, Audio Book Release Dates and Book Birthday Celebrations

Hello readers and listeners! Welcome to another mini podcast episode! This one's part of the week-long celebrations for the 6 month birthday of Heart of Mist!   In Episode #3, I talk about the success Heart of Mist has had over the last 6 months, reveal the audio book release date, and walk you through ...

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6 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘Heart of Mist’

Hello hello lovely readers! As part of the week-long festivities celebrating Heart of Mist turning 6 months old, I wanted to share a few secrets - six, in fact! So let's not beat around the bush! Here are 6 Things You Didn't Know About Heart of Mist. 1. Heart of Mist was originally titled Bleaker's Orphan ...

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Mini Podcast #2: Where I Ramble About Super Nice Reader Emails, Map Design & Kindle Unlimited

Hello hello lovely readers (and listeners). So after receiving an overwhelmingly positive response to last week's first foray into mini podcasting, I thought I'd give it another go :) In 'episode 2', I recap moving house and my struggles with my crappy rewrites, as well as delve into receiving emails from ...

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