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    Japanese versions of Linesman

    The Japanese versions of Linesman arrived in the mail the other day. They’re so tiny and cute.  Smaller than a paperback and half as thick. Look at the covers. If you put them together, as we have above, they combine to make one long picture. With the help of Google translate and a helpful reader... Read more →

    Progress report

    I pulled a muscle in my back this morning while cleaning the bath.  I’d like to say it’s living proof that writers shouldn’t do housework, but unfortunately the reality is that this particular writer hasn’t been doing enough of anything active, housework included, to keep herself supple. Many writers are notoriously bad at keeping fit.... Read more →

    The internet is a writer’s research paradise

    But first … a Goodreads giveaway. The advanced reader copies (ARCs) for Stars Uncharted arrived at the editor’s office the other day. We haven’t seen them yet, but our editor says they look good. Then, lo and behold, Sherylyn is searching Goodreads and what does she see? A giveaway. ARCs for Stars Uncharted. The Ace... Read more →

    Cover art for Stars Uncharted

    Having a book published takes time, but there are landmarks along the way. Selling the book. That’s a given. Signing the contract, which can often happen later than you expect it to. Delivery and acceptance, which is when your editor finally says, “Yes, I’m happy with the edits you have made to this book.” Copy... Read more →

    First sighting in the wild

    Look. Amazon page. Stars Uncharted. It hasn’t got a cover yet. We have seen what the cover will (maybe) look like, but our lips are sealed. Oh, and it has a date. 14 August 2018. Read more →