When you're an indie author, Rule 101 is not to upset any potential readers. But there are times when this rule has to be ignored – and for me, disability rights is one of those times.
This is not about whether one skill is "lesser" than the other, but simply about the fact they are "different".
After months of not typing a single word, I've written about 15,000 words in 10 days - and broken two nails in the process.
Today, over on the Pict Publishing blog, I've had two GDPR articles published. The first is an overview of what GDPR is and how it affects indie authors and the second is a "how to" article going through the steps of making sure your email newsletter list is ready for the data changes in March.... Continue Reading →
Having to offer your debut novel - your baby - for free is a mental barrier that every new author needs to overcome.
Want to leave your hybrid publisher? Find out what you need to do to move your Amazon reviews from the version of your book published by your hybrid publisher to the self-published version of your book.
In The Comforts of Madness, the protagonist Peter is in a fixed catatonic state - and it's something he explains that he chose.
“I think [suicide] is an important subject to write about and love that the author does not shy away from such a vital subject.”
“They all put forward their pain and sadness they experienced in childhood and life in a way that it was hard not to feel them. I came out of the book like I was part of their friendship.”
“The characters are all well rounded and highly likeable. Their flaws are understandable and help us to see the world from their point of view.”
“I would definitely recommend to readers of Literary Fiction, Women’s Fiction, who like a slower paced, multi character lead read, that is well written and an emotionally deep and well thought out book.”
“This is a really well written hard hitting book about what is a taboo subject for some, it is handled with delicacy and the book really shows so well the impact and knock on effect that suicide can have.”
The Northern Quarter is Beth's favourite part of Manchester. Its spirit cannot be captured on video.
“It is rare that an author can articulate the type of pain inflicted through the act of suicide. In The Second Cup , Sarah Marie Graye does this, not through one voice, but four.”
“This novel is raw and tough to read at times as every character’s emotions come to the surface and you cannot help but feel their pain and despair.”
“A wonderful heartwarming read, in spite of the difficult topics raised, a book that will say with you after you finish the last page.”