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Posts Tagged "Blog"

My first novel is available to buy!!

»Posted by on Sep 26, 2011 in Blog | 2 comments

So while I trundle through the morass that is the kindle direct publishing experience, the incredibly user-friendly Smashwords has my book, The Shadowed Path, ready for purchase. You can find it here: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/90405

And you can read a sample for free to see whether you’d enjoy the rest of it or not. I plan on putting a sample up on my website soon too, but for now you can just get it from Smashwords.

And, if you want to buy it DONT!!! At least not until you’ve used this coupon number to get 20% off the list price!!

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Cartographical evisceration

»Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Blog | 9 comments

So, a day later, about four hours worth of learning curve, and a paper cut (second only to hard plastic wrapping in deadliness) and my map is finally done! Well, I say done… what I mean is it’s good enough until (read if ever) I have the wherewithal, time and money to invest in a professional artist to make one up. But I gotta say I’m happy with the result. I’ve done two versions, one with a plain background that will go in the print edition of the novel and the other on parchment that will go on the website here. I’m just a bit worried the dimensions might not be right for the print edition and some of the fonts too small… we’ll see.

Following the web-guide I linked to in the last post (very helpful),

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