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Black Orchestra Book #3: Cover Reveal

Here is the cover for my new WW2 spy thriller, the third thriller in The Black Orchestra series. Kurt Müller, fugitive member of the German resistance, is working for British Intelligence in London, when he learns that Gudrun, the love of his life, has been abducted from their home in Ireland… Thanks to Anya Kelleye […]

MAKE YOUR BOOK VISIBLE ON AMAZON

I published my first WW2 thriller, The Black Orchestra, as an eBook for kindle on Jan 15, 2013. It took me 7 years to write. The final version had been professionally edited – twice – and rewritten several times. Initial sales were not encouraging: Jan sales: 19 Feb sales: 21 On the last day of […]

Analysing my Readership

In an attempt to identify my readership demographic, I took a detailed look at the reviews received for The Black Orchestra. Here’s what I discovered:   US Female Male Both All Unknown Total 79 248 327 439 112 No 20 62 82 111 29 Average 3.95 4.00 3.99 3.95 3.86 UK Female Male Both All […]

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On Novels and Film Scripts

  I have written 4 novels and I’m working on no. 5. I’m also attempting to turn my best selling book, The Black Orchestra, into a film script. When I start a novel I build an outline of 60 chapters, and when I start writing I aim for 1,500 words in each chapter. 60 x […]

Short Stories for a Song

Ian Rose, a web developer and science fiction writer in Portland, Oregon and some friends have launched http://quarterreads.com a new venture to bring short story and poetry writers and readers together. The idea is simplicity itself: Writers submit their stories – up to 2,000 words max – for inclusion on the website. Readers can browse […]