Blurb for Mission Improbable

As December 16th, publication date for Mission Improbable draws closer, everything is slowly slotting into place. Today I put the finishing touches to the book’s blurb. Writing blurbs is a painstaking process. Every word must count. After a couple of days’ work and much advice from friends on KBoards and at the Taipei Writers’ Group, I think I’m done. In the deepest reaches of the galaxy there are places and beings that aren’t impossible, just very, very improbable. Carrie Hatchett is a low-achieving daydreamer, and the last person on Earth who should be resolving disputes for the Transgalactic Council. After providing … Continue reading Blurb for Mission Improbable

How to Organise a Book Launch

Originally posted on Taipei Writers Group:
Taipei Writers’ Group recently launched the paperback of Taiwan Tales, along with a preview of the forthcoming Night Market, and I thought I would share some tips and advice based on our experience. Taipei Writers Group launching Taiwan Tales and Night Market Venue A good venue for a book launch is: Central in your city/region and easily accessible by car and public transport Large enough to accommodate the expected attendance, but not too large – if your turnout is smaller than expected, the place will seem uncomfortably empty Two-roomed if possible. People need a… Continue reading How to Organise a Book Launch