Where are they taking her?
Heart of Glass: Day 7 of serialisation on The Pigeonhole!
Things are not so cozy in the Club now. What lengths will Li-an have to go to?
Heart of Glass: Day 6 of being serialised on The Pigeonhole!
What has gone wrong and why does Li-an hear sirens on New Year’s Day 1981? READ STAVE VI
Heart of Glass: Day 5 of being serialized on The Pigeonhole!
Li-an is on Cloud 9. She is high, she is dizzy. What she has discovered just before the New Year’s Eve party, 1980, might change her luck. Read Heart of Glass for free for 10 days. We are on Day 5. Half way guys! EXCERPT FROM STAVE V:
Heart of Glass: Day 4 of being serialized on The Pigeonhole!
Read Heart of Glass for free for 10 days. We are on Day 4, 6 to go: in which the protagonist Li-an is now feeling reticent about the ‘jawb’ she has come to do. EXCERPT FROM STAVE IV:
Heart of Glass: Day 3 of being serialized on The Pigeonhole!
Read Heart of Glass for free for 10 days. We are on Day 3, 7 to go: in which the protagonist is awakening to the beat of Macau. EXCERPT FROM STAVE III:
Heart of Glass: we have a PUBLICATION DATE!
The eagerly anticipated Heart of Glass will be out on or around Tuesday 5 June 2018. Watch out! The ‘Eighties are back. If you do not know what a heart of glass is, you will find out soon. Thank you for your patience during this difficult and trying time of manuscript editing while also launching and promoting …
CRY OF THE FLYING RHINO Sneak Preview: Doing my Bit for Postcolonial Literature:
Heart of Glass: Front cover done. Back blurb in progress. Some delays in August because I was torn between two cover options both of which I liked. Now we’re done being torn. Very exciting. Clue: 1980s! Yes! In sports news, Cry of the Flying Rhino: Hong Kong – the prize giving ceremony and launch is now only 4 weeks away! …
7 Lessons in Book Promotion (for Slackers)
1/ Someone once said “Writing is Showbusiness for the Shy”. Event/talk/gig tours to promote one’s paperbacks is quite a nice thing to do if you are a) young or b) young at heart or c) have tons of time and money or d) all of the above ideally. As I am having a déjà vu, …
The Brief Crowdfunding Pitch De-Brief
So you have pitched and now you are wondering how the hell did I do? 1. On the pitching letter. Make it pithy and make each one the best letter you ever wrote. If you know them v well, aim for the heart. Go deeper. Ask how Anna’s Grade V piano exam went and how James’ operation …