At a work-related training session recently we were told about The Chimp Paradox, a book by Prof Steve Peters. I haven't read the book yet but apparently, the prof says that there are two parts in the human brain: chimp and human. When one is faced with a problem - like an exam - the … Continue reading The Chimp Paradox
FREE BOOKS HERE There are some good books in this giveaway along with a preview of my own tome Consarn Christmas and Other Stories featuring the first story 'Consarn Christmas'. You might like it and if you don't it won't take up much of your time.
I don't know why The Fifth Dimension doesn't give it's full name or why it's been shortened. Perhaps the cover isn't big enough for it. CLICK HERE FOR UNIVERSAL LINK In any case, the latest issue is out now for just $1.99 as an e-book featuring my story Custer's Paradox. It's a comedy I wrote years … Continue reading The Fifth Di…September 2018
I haven't been active on line lately because my silver haired Daddy died. The last few weeks in hospital and the funeral took up a lot of time and mental energy. It wasn't possible to focus on ray-guns and rocket ships. Dad was 85 and had a rich full life. An active man, he was … Continue reading Isn’t it Grand
I wrote this sentence in a review of Bloodbond May 2018: 'The premise of Bloodbond seems to be that vampires can be put in many different settings. They are no longer lonely, aristocratic outsiders mugging people in dark alleys or seducing maidens. But that was such fun!' My Pro-Writer software (which is very useful) objected … Continue reading Sometimes Passive voice is best.
All my self-published books are free now. I've given up trying to sell them and I've given up trying to build a platform. Either they don't sell and I have no readers and no money or I give them away and have some readers and no money. The latter seems the better option. Mostly, I've … Continue reading On Platforms
Why buy books when there are so many out there for free? For example, there are these Giveaways currently running with some good stuff in. Instafreebie Christmas in July (ends July 31 2018) Mysterious Science Fact - and Fiction (ends July 17 2018! Hurry, hurry, hurry!) Bookfunnel July Fantasy Extravaganza (ends July 31 2018) … Continue reading Why buy books?