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Hans Sloane’s Hot Chocolate

With its stunning views of land and sea, Ireland has a great deal to offer, including a wealth of intriguing...

The First Book

As the author of several books, including The Timecrack Adventures series, and another two due for publication later this year,...

Belfast’s Movie Business

Several years ago, I had the good fortune to be selected as an extra for the movie, City of Ember,...

Beware of Publishing Scams

I receive a lot of questions on self-publishing and it’s a subject that seems to stimulate a lot of good...

Independent Self-Publishing 4

The regeneration of an old book One of the many aspects of the self-publishing business that I enjoy, is the...

Independent Self-Publishing 2

There are new authors who think that the only route to publication is the traditional one. For a long time,...

Independent Self-Publishing 1

When I first started self-publishing with my book An Unexpected Diagnosis several years ago, I almost gave up on the...

Who was A.C. Clarke?

A few days ago, we had a joiner in to fix an old real wood floor. It had that sound...

Book Scams

A recent article by my publisher, BookBaby, on warning potential self-publishers to be aware of unscrupulous publisher businesses, brought to...

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