The Edge of Darkness audio book in post production stage

This weekend I’m starting the process of getting the audio files for my poetry book, The Edge of Darkness ready for audio book release. I already have the sample clip ready, the most time consuming part is making sure the audio files meet the strict criteria for sound quality, spacing and decibel level to be… Continue reading The Edge of Darkness audio book in post production stage

The Edge of Darkness audio book news and sample clip

It’s been a busy week here. Having received the audio files to review for all three of my books on Monday it’s all been a bit frantic. As I’ve already mentioned in a previous post Larry the Dancing King will be the first of my books to be released in audio format. Next will be… Continue reading The Edge of Darkness audio book news and sample clip

Audio books update

I was on tenterhooks over the weekend because I knew that the recording sessions for the production of my audio books was due to take place on Saturday. Needless to say I spent much of Saturday having thoughts wandering how it was going and if there would be any delays. Sunday, of course, was spent… Continue reading Audio books update

Do you need to have a Kindle to read Kindle Books?

A lot of people think that you have to own a Kindle to be able to read Amazon Kindle books and are therefore put off of buying and reading some of the thousands of great titles that are available in Kindle ebook format. So let’s clear this, you don’t have to own a Kindle… Continue reading Do you need to have a Kindle to read Kindle Books?

Massive news about upcoming releases

The first time I spoke to my editor/publisher (the fabulous Nicky Fitzmaurice from Satin Publishing) I said that my initial aim was to release a couple of books on Amazon Kindle with a view to having those books turned into audio books. As I’ve mentioned before, I made the conscious decision to publish primarily in… Continue reading Massive news about upcoming releases

The Edge of Darkness

I have released three books to date and they’re all quite different. The first is a book for children called The Adventures of Larry the Stick Insect: Larry the Dancing King. The second is a book of poetry called The Edge of Darkness and the third is a Sci Fi story called Bar Room Blitz.… Continue reading The Edge of Darkness

Thanks to all my readers

It’s a cold, wet and dull day here in the UK so a person could be forgiven for being a bit down in the dumps. Not me though, I’ve just been cheered up greatly and it’s all because of you guys!   I’ve just taken a look at my KDP book sales and they seem… Continue reading Thanks to all my readers

A Happy New Year to all

A happy new year to all. Let’s hope that the world becomes a better place in 2018, even if it’s in the smallest of ways. Wishing everybody throughout the world peace and happiness for the coming year. Be good to each other.   Larry has something to say too.    

New Poem, The Ethereal Soldier

2017 saw the centenary of many of the battles that took place during the First World War. Although there were many battles that took place throughout 1917 Ypres, or to be accurate the third battle of Ypres, and Passchendaele are probably the two names most recognised by a majority of people. Earlier this year I… Continue reading New Poem, The Ethereal Soldier

Try some contemplative poetry this Christmas

Follow a young man’s journey through sight loss with The Edge of Darkness. This book archives his story through a collection of original poems reflecting his struggle to come to terms with the life changing event. Several additional stand alone poems are brought together in a second collection within the book.   Get it on… Continue reading Try some contemplative poetry this Christmas