Are Women Writers Destroying Science Fiction?

Recently, my editor put me on to the article below, which was basically asking if women are destroying the science fiction genre. I must admit I was not entirely surprised to read it or any of the comments beneath the article that dismiss Dystopian as real science fiction. When I started writing science ficiton, I…

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5 Mistakes on Way To Publishing Success

I found this post called ‘5 Mistakes you’ll make on your way to publishing success‘ through Jane Friedman’s website and it got me thinking about my own journey to becoming a self published author. Jane’s top 5 are: 1: You’re in a rush My experience: Back in 2012, I was in a crazy rush to…

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A Dystopian Future: Light Pollution

   

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Post Rewind: Recycling Ideas

This week I wanted to revisit an earlier post from November 2011 where I asked whether ideas are original or just recycled. What do you think? This week’s topic is about ideas. Where do they come from? How do we make them our own? I was thinking about this the other day when I was…

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New Income from Current Books

This week, I’m due to hand over my third book in the Exilon 5 trilogy to my editor. The book is titled Crimson Dawn, which is due for release in October 2014. I can’t wait to publish it, not only to get the story out there, but to increase my earning potential. When I released…

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Promotions!

Hi all, I wanted to let you know about a couple of promotions I’m running this week. For my BookBub promotion, Becoming Human (Book 1) is 99c until Friday on Kobo, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes and Smashwords. This is a US specific promotion, so the price reduction may vary across sites and territories. Kobo…

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A Dystopian Future: Noise Pollution

Source: Live Science Ted.com

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New Ways to Promote YOU

I’ve been searching for new ways to promote myself, but also to learn how to be comfortable in situations I wouldn’t have dreamed of putting myself in before. When you’re an indie author, you have to be prepared for just about anything. At the London Book Fair last month, I networked with people I would…

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The Value of Beta Readers

Right now, I’m busy preparing for a mammoth editing session in May. My third book is out with beta readers and I’ve received the first set of feedback back. It was excellent and I can’t wait to see what the other betas come up with. Yes there were problems. I expected there to be. The…

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A Dystopian Future: Land Facts 1

Source: http://www.conserve-energy-future.com/various-pollution-facts.php    

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