When the lovely Simon Key (of The Big Green Bookshop and editor of Timeline Books) decided to publish a book of my short stories, I was delighted. There was no money for Splinters; the whole thing was an exercise in seat-of-the-pants, low-budget publication. I got as involved as I could with the publishing process and […]Read More Splinters – a new skin for the book that never had a cover.
For the next 24 hrs, Garbage Man is free to download on Amazon. Get it before it starts stinking the place up!Read More Free Fiction!
Shreve, a no-hope town beside the UK’s largest landfill. There’s nothing Shreve’s jaded residents won’t stoop to in a bid to liven up their monotonous lives… Wannabe model, Aggie Smithfield, plans to escape before Shreve swallows her ambitions along with a million tons of rubbish and filthy little secrets. Desperate for a way out, Aggie […]Read More The Kindle edition of Garbage Man is (a)live
So, here it is – the cover for the first of my Kindle re-releases… I plan to launch Garbage Man later this week. In the meantime, we can all thank Ben Baldwin for the extraordinary image he’s created here:Read More Revealing: Garbage Man
At times it feels as though I’ve been hounded out of traditional publishing by a mob of pitchfork-wielding suits with flaming torches. Then I remember that no one in publishing wears suits any more… I’ve decided to launch my forthcoming eBook titles under my own imprint. This micro publishing house will act as an umbrella […]Read More Birth of a new imprint
Welcome to my blog, Ben, and thank you for giving up what I know is very valuable time to answer some of my questions. It would have been very easy to show people the work you’ve been doing for me when the time for the cover reveals comes along. However, as I undertake the process […]Read More Revealing my cover artist, Ben Baldwin
Thanks for agreeing to do this interview, Caroline – I realise it’s not in any way part of what I hired you to do! Nevertheless, I want to share as much as possible about this self-publishing journey. I think people will understand the process better by getting to know my editor, where she’s come from […]Read More Interview with Caroline Goldsmith, my extraordinary editor