What does it take to get authors who have their books in our shop to share social media posts we make? It's a serious question because I really want to know what it takes.Clearly, there is something I'm missing. It gets pretty frustrating when a post goes out and no one bothers to share it … Continue reading What does it take?
Thanks for the song Van Morrison. Hadn't heard that one in a while. It's a beautiful day here today. Don't want to say that too loud in case the rain comes back, we are over it! Today is a proper summer day, the second consecutive one.It's a writing day for me. But before I disappear … Continue reading And It Stoned Me.
Good morning! It's October 1st. Today, Writers Plot Bookshop turns 6! 6 years of fighting the good fight for indie authors and publishers.6 years of saying yes to indie authors and publishers.6 years of helping with all manner of queries and concerns from new and established authors.6 years of caring and looking for ways to … Continue reading Happy Birthday Writers Plot!
It is. The whole house is furry. Not a piece of un-furry anything to be found. And it's marvellous. 🙂 The reason everything is furry is a big guy called Diesel. He's a very good boy.He's also settling in well.That's pretty much it for news. I've done a bit of writing lately. Trying to get … Continue reading Everything is furry.
The weekend is over. It's full steam ahead into a new week!I'm talking to council on Thursday, pitching a project that involves Upper Hutt, our bookshop, and the greater Wellington Region. I'm hoping we get funding and then I can tell you all about it and start talking to some amazing local and regional authors … Continue reading Monday, Monday
It's finally summer. Hooray. Okay, this is the thing, I'm ticked off so you're going to hear about it. Seems fair. Good chance I'm not the only one annoyed so feel free to be pissed right along with me! :)Pet peeve 1: Blogs by non-writers telling people how to write a book and stating shit … Continue reading Hot Child in the City
Yes, I know, an uninspired blog title. I haven't slept since Thursday night - you get what you get. :)A lot happened this week. Here we go:1. Yes, I am writing another Kiwi book. This one is called [Leave a Message] and it's another fun time with Ronnie, Crockett, and the Cronies of Doom.2. I … Continue reading Hello, to you!
It was not an easy task choosing a winner from the wonderful character suggestions. Was definitely a fun exercise.The winning character did need to fit into the story so far and I think the winner does that. Well, it's my story, so, I should know. 🙂 The winner is in bold type.These are the characters … Continue reading And the winner is …
Hi!Guess what we haven’t done for quite a while? Run a competition. Guess what we’re going to do over the next week?Run a competition! Prizes?You betcha!The New Zealand Winner will receive some awesomeness from 9mm Press. We have some pretty cool stuff to giveaway. An off-shore winner will receive awesomeness from 9mm Press but it will be digital … Continue reading Wanna name a character?