books stacked beside wooden candlesticks, titled Mystery, Romance, Biography

Birthing Another Book

I’ve signed the contract with Hibbert & Stiles . The manuscript has been edited. My fifth book is in production to come out as both a book-book and an eBook. Be Our Guest (working title) will be spineless, not in tone but it physical nature. It’s a quick read meant for publicists, talent managers and anyone …

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A DJ’s Spin

I first met Dick Williams when I was working at 1039 FM here in London. His son, DJ, was the station’s Sales Manager and Dad had dropped by before joining him for lunch. Dick is a broadcasting legend in this city and he’s finally releasing to the public the stories that have entertained his friends for …

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Book Cover Sneak Preview

I’ve been warned that it’s premature to release this, really, without a publication date for the actual book. It won’t be very long now, as it’s in the final editing phase.  I’m just so proud of it, I can’t wait to show you how it looks! 

Revising Plans

When I published The Naked Truth last October I said it would be an ebook only. 

Radio Tales Under Assembly

A little while ago I posted a plea for radio stories and I got some very good ones! I’m starting to work on an ebook collection of my own experiences in this wacky world of broadcasting and including some of those I’ve been sent.  They range from in-studio shenanigans to off-air tomfoolery to the ever-popular …

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2012: The Year in Review

By far, the best thing we did this year was to adopt Spice.  After so much hemming and hawing and hesitation we acted at the right time and got the right cat. We got our cat and he’s a little love of our lives. 

Tales Out of School

Hundreds of broadcasters have said they’ll write books about behind-the-scenes of radio. Very few have followed through.  I think it’s time. 

A “Naked Truth” Review

The Beat Magazine, aka publisher Richard Young, reviewed my book and gave it 4 out of 4 stars. I can hardly say that without shaking my head in a mix of disbelief and gratitude.  Without his permission (!) I’m adding the link to the review here and reprinting the text of it here. 

The Missing Link

A couple of years ago I wrote in this space about not understanding Linked In.  It’s a networking website where people link to other people for professional reasons.  They could be in a similar line of work, the same city, or simply want to hook into the other person’s contacts in hopes of expanding their …

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Putting it Out There

A fair bit of anxiety has gone into planning to release my little ebook, The Naked Truth. Yesterday I posted the first chapter here and on Facebook and Twitter, just as a preview. One never really knows what will come of such a thing. It isn’t just my writing, it’s a piece of my life …

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Preview: The Naked Truth

I hope you’re prepared to sit a spell and enjoy a longer than usual blog post today! As promised, here’s a chapter from my forthcoming ebook, The Naked Truth, out September 1st. I flip-flopped on what I should post and finally decided to start at the beginning. This is chapter 1. 

Increasing Traffic

When you’re about to self-publish, as I am, you’re also about to self-promote, self-represent and self-distribute your work. So I’ve been reading up on ways to improve the chances of my little book getting seen – keep in mind this is something I already know a thing or two about.  So I’m only going after …

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