Language in the blood: Paperback

Language in the blood: Paperback.   Tuesday, 14 July 2015 Paperback Delighted to have received my copies of the anthology ‘You’re not alone’ here in sunny France. I’m so proud to be sharing the pages with a group of talented writers who have contributed some excellent stories. You can buy the book on Amazon or click the link:You’re not aloneIf it’s not enough that all proceeds go to Macmillan nurses, well let me entice you with the story I contributed. It is very loosy based on my mother’s story, but let me stress that she isn’t one of the silver … Continue reading Language in the blood: Paperback

Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker

Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker. Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. June 9, 2015, by Jefferson Smith Category: For Writers, Theory – Tagged: disruption, flow, immersion, interruption, psychology – 4 comments Lots of readers seem to be downloading samples of your novel, but few seem to be clicking the “Buy” button. What the hell is going on? Well, over the last year, I’ve read the start of over 200 indie books with one specific question in mind: what factors make or break that magical spell of reader immersion? Some were successful at holding my attention, and others were not, but after each attempt, I wrote … Continue reading Why readers bail on books. Maybe even yours. | Creativity Hacker