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    An update regarding COVID-19 and paperbacks

    The current situation has impacted us all in ways we could never have imagined. I find myself considering my own business practices and asking myself if I need to make changes in light of COVID-19. I found that the answer is yes, changes do need to be made. My upcoming release, The Startling Inaccuracy of the First Impression, will only be released as an ebook initially with a paperback to follow in the future. The reason for this is layered. Firstly, I always check my print books by ordering a…

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    SCLHO postponed and other event news!

    We live in uncertain times. Will Disney+ launch early in the UK? (Doubt it, bastards.) Will there be any milk in the supermarket on Monday? (Probably not.) Will I go insane next week when the kids are kept home from school and my normally quiet office will be surrounded by noisy neighbour kids? (Yes, completely insane.) But in between all these questions, there is some certainty: South Coast Lesfic Hang Out has been postponed until 12th September. This is good news for anyone who was a little worried about the…

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    Buying Books and Author Royalties… What’s the Scoop?

    One of the questions I most frequently receive from readers is; where should I buy your books from to ensure you get the highest royalty payment? This is a really lovely thought and I appreciate that people take the time to consider where they shop, and the amount that will ultimately reach me as the creator of the work. The answer, however, is complicated and differs from author to author. As I see quite a lot of differing information going around, I thought I’d sum up the situation to give…

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    What would you like to see at GCLS next year?

    I took the plunge and have signed up for the GCLS 2020 convention in Albuquerque, New Mexico! If you don’t know what GCLS is (where have you been??) then check out their website, but in summary it is the place to be if you want to meet WLW fiction authors and readers. And I do! So I’m attending. As many of you know, I attended ELLCon last year and spoke on a couple of panels and moderated one as well, so I’m hoping to do the same for GCLS. Which…