Tag Archives: Reviews

Has my experiment failed?

As experiments go making all of my books available for free download seemed to be successful. According to Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) several hundred copies were downloaded by prospective readers in the five days of the offer. One of my … Continue reading

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Why Give Your Work Away for Free?

From Thursday 13 April until midnight Monday 17 April all of my books will be free to download for the Amazon Kindle. This is not the first time that I have run this kind of promotion but it is one … Continue reading

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BBC Cymru’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, adapted by Russell T Davies.

It is not often that televised adaptations of Shakespeare’s plays cause an outcry, but this one certainly did. I can see why, having watched it myself recently, but it seems to me to be tale with two sides. I am … Continue reading

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Power to the Reader. Power to the Writer.

Before the digital age the reader did not have that much power. Readers as a group did in so far that they could express their like for a particular author by buying their book but the individual reader, they had … Continue reading

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Reviewers Required

Feedback, it is more important than a royalty cheque! Of course it is always a happy moment to see that royalty payment being credited to your bank account but it is a fact that the size of your royalty also … Continue reading

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The Value of Honest Criticism

I have this intention in my writing life, when I encounter the work of another independent author I look to offer them a review of their opus. Reviews are useful for lots of reasons; people do actually read them on … Continue reading

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