Yesterday I got an email message asking if I’d be interested in writing an 800 – 1000 word piece about my writing journey for writing.ie, the home of Irish writing online.
“Sure,” I replied. “I’d love to.”
“There’s only one thing. We need it for tomorrow.”
I had a million things to do last night but these are the types of opportunity that don’t come around very often for us indie authors, so I dropped everything and wrote my heart out.
I’m delighted to say the piece was accepted and is now live on the site, along with a teaser on the front page. For those interested, you can access it here.
In the post I get to describe the madness of self-publishers, talk a little bit about how I started writing, as well as pass on a little piece of advice for those thinking of starting on the journey. I hope you enjoy it.
Many thanks to Rebecca and Andrew at Design for Writers for putting the opportunity my way.
If you like intelligent chick-lit with a handsome lead character called Dylan (and who wouldn’t), then I’m happy to tell you that Occasional Soulmates by Kevin Brennan is free to download this weekend.
I had the pleasure of reading Yesterday Road by Kevin last year and loved it so much it became one of my books of the past year, and I’ve heard nothing but good things of Occasional Soulmates.
And now it’s free!
So what have you got to lose? Download the book, read it, and if you enjoy it don’t forget to write a review.
When the thirty-eight-year-old San Francisco doctor meets her new patient, a handsome British expat with the unlikely name of Dylan Cakebread (and an uncanny resemblance to Jude Law), she’s convinced it’s the start of her own relationship novel. He’s an architect, no less — always a key piece of her most indulgent fantasies — and the heroine of a relationship novel always gets her fantasy man, right? Though their shaky start raises red flags that her oldest girlfriend, Jules, is quick to point out, Sarah can’t help it. She falls hard for Dylan and it appears to be a two-way street.
But maybe meeting your perfect mate in the exam room isn’t the best opening act. Sarah thinks she’s the cure for what ails him, but soon she learns the secret Dylan has been keeping from her. Now she has to choose between happiness and the illusion of it — if Dylan doesn’t take the choice out of her hands first.
It’s starting to look like this isn’t her relationship novel at all: it’s his.
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