Today I gave up on Mailchimp. Last night I spent two hours trying to design a newsletter. This morning I spent three more. When I tried to send it some annoying red writing told me there was default text still in it. I looked until I was blue in the face but could find no … Continue reading Mailchimp no more
It’s a funny old game, writing, especially short stories. The gap between writing, acceptance and publication can be as much as a year. There are often months on end when you have nothing coming out and wonder if it’s all a waste of time. This month I have two stories published and one little book. … Continue reading A rush of stories in print
I found this on the net while pondering the above question. The author is down on self-publishers but you can see why. The virulence of some of the comments shows he's struck a nerve. Perhaps it would be a good idea to separate self-published from traditionally published in online bookstores to help readers. Some self-publishers … Continue reading Self-Publishing: Good or Bad?
I just looked at all those 'Follow' buttons on the right side of my blog page and felt guilty. Why should anyone follow me? I don't know where I'm going. Happy New Year
Woo-hoo! as that big yellow man says on the telly. My latest book Choices and Other Stories has finally passed through all the digital hurdles and is available at all good ebook stores for just $0.99 Here's the cover of the book along with a description. Choices and Other Stories by Eamonn Murphy is a mixed … Continue reading New book: Choices and Other Stories
Calibre is a free program that lets you download, read and convert ebooks and even send them to another device. The converting might be the best bit of all. A publisher sent me a book to review in mobi file. I sent it to my kindle address. All I got on my kindle was a … Continue reading In Praise of Calibre
There's a gothic horror giveaway on Instafreebie. CLICK HERE to get a free copy of my book Arnos Hell or some other books that might be better, though frankly if you worked at NHS Direct then Arnos Hell is a good one to read.