Category Archives: book launch

The Diary of a Trainee In-Law

Over the last three years, both my children have wed. In experiencing these events I gather a lot of material which I, in part, fictionalised for this blog. I’ve now turned those posts into a novella, The Diary of a … Continue reading

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Life Sentences… It’s Coming…

Yep, all the formatting stuff us done and the eBook is available to pre-order, here. Of course you want to read it!! The paperback version is ready too and will be available to order shortly before the eBook. Thank you, … Continue reading

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Life Sentences #shortstories #anthology

I’m preparing another anthology of short fiction based on pieces I’ve written for this blog, competitions and guest posts. It’s time to decide on the cover. With the three previous anthologies, some part of my head appears on the cover. … Continue reading

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The Art Of Spirit Capture #launchday

Yes, it’s officially out today. You can buy it here. And on Amazon.com, here The blurb says this: Jason Hales is at his lowest ebb: his brother is in a coma; his long-term partner has left him; he’s been sacked; … Continue reading

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The Art Of Spirit Capture

I mentioned the other day that my next door was in the final throes of editing. Well, it’s come back and it’s going to be ready for a discerning public shortly. This is the cover And this the blurb: Jason … Continue reading

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Freewheeling #booklaunch #thesincerestformofpoetry

One of my many blogging friends offered to host a guest post to support the launch of my first book of poetry. When such kind offers come in my first thought is how can I tailor the post to that … Continue reading

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My Favourite Poem #booklaunch #poetry

Is there a more impossible question for a poetry lover than that? Well, Robbie Cheadle asked it on Writing to be Read, as well as pinning me down to a favourite poet. That and she reviewed my first book of … Continue reading

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How To Be A Green Poet #booklaunch #booktour #poetry

Back when I was small a green poet would have been (a) Irish (b) naïve or (c) somewhat mildewy. Today it clearly means someone who both pens verse and is looking at greener alternatives for how we use our fragile … Continue reading

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How To Dance And Other Poetry #booklaunch

On my tour of the blogiverse to launch my poetry book, The Sincerest Form of Poetry, I’ve reached Ritu’s blog, But I Smile Anyway. She’s managed to make me explain how I came to write a poem in praise of … Continue reading

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When To Kipple #poetry #booklaunch

One of the most assiduous supporters in my bloggy world is the delightful Willow Willers who I’ve met several times at bashs in London and Birmingham. Her energy and enthusiasm for other bloggers is extraordinary and it was no surprise … Continue reading

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