Dane Cobain (High Wycombe, UK) is a published author, freelance writer and (occasional) poet and musician with a passion for language and learning. When he’s not working on his next release, he can be found reading and reviewing books while trying not to be distracted by Wikipedia. In Conversation With: Dane Cobain Today I have … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 24: In Conversation with Dane Cobain
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09PC3N678 New and Improved! 0.0022 % longer! More closure / Less disappointment!* Epilogue included - Same price *more closure and less disappointment cannot be guaranteed. Without any fanfare, I added an epilogue to my published book, The View from Here. Here is the story behind the story: [Spoiler Alert if you haven’t read the book. … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 18: The View from Here now just a little bit longer.
"Don't buy me the cheap stuff." I used to shop with a list. I would look in my fridge, freezer, and cupboards, then write down items I was low on, needed, and could use. Now, as I walk through the store, I shake my head at some of the prices—usually in the produce and meat … Continue reading Tuesday Tirade: Shopping. No Sir, I don’t like it.*
[insert tumbleweed here] Sometimes I write my blog post the day before, other times I wait till that late minute and hope for the best. Guess what time this is (or was, by the time you read it). Just a heads up: In 10 days, to celebrate Father's day, I'll be putting my first sci-fi … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 11: Drawin’ a blank.
Most indie authors have free books. Some, with a larger catalogue of books, will give away their first book , the first book in a series, or perhaps one of the shorter ones. Other authors will offer the first few chapters or a short excerpt. Whatever the freebie, the first goal is to introduce new … Continue reading Free Book Friday June 3: My Free Books
"There were no cat poems."* I looked at my KDP dashboard to see if I had any sales or page reads, and saw that a reader had read four pages of my latest poetry collection. Four pages? I had to look to see what the first four pages consisted of. Counting the cover (does that … Continue reading Tuesday Tidbits: Kindle Unlimited
In Conversation With: B.L. Escobar Today I have the pleasure of sitting down with author B.L. Escobar. Thanks for dropping by. Can I offer you anything to drink? Usually I'd say a flat white, but my first book is out so let's pop the bubbly! According to your last newsletter, you spent some time in … Continue reading Free Book Friday, May 27: In Conversation With B.L. Escobar
I have a couple of interviews in the queue ('queue' would make a good Wordle word, wouldn't it?), but nothing for this week. Sometimes it just works that way, doesn't it. So, here's a bit of me being interviewed for a change. I was interviewed on May 9th, on Book Club Mom's blog, I thought … Continue reading Free Book Friday, May 19: No Conversation? Shhh.
Sarah Xanxa Wallace (AKA Xanxa Symanah and Xanxa Raggatt) has always been involved in creative writing. In fact, before she learned to read and write, she would make up stories, telling them to anyone who would listen, or simply reciting them to herself when she lacked an audience. Today I have the pleasure of sitting … Continue reading Free Book Friday May 6: In Conversation With Xanxa Symanah
If I had set the goal to write 30 poems this month, I would have been disappointed. But, since I decided not to put that pressure on myself, I have come out of NaPoWriMo unscathed. The takeaway? Don't set goals and you'll never be disappointed. 😄 No, seriously, it was nice not to be regimented … Continue reading Weekend Wrap-up April 30: Final NaPoWrimo Poem