Tag Archives: getting some

Itch Got A Glitch

Itch was supposed to be published by now. Whether that meant clicking the magical button on Amazon KDP, or getting an offer of representation from an agent, I was supposed to have finished ‘Itch’ and be ready to launch it … Continue reading

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This Way for the Giveaway!!

I’m really pleased to report that gettingsomethenovel has a following of almost 1000 at the time of writing. I just wanted to take the time to say ‘thank you’ to everyone who follows the blog on Twitter and via email. … Continue reading

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The Prisoner in the Elevator

My buddy and writing partner Diana Springer shared with me today the blurb for the new novel forming in her head. I was hooked, and then I was impressed. Not just by the intriguing plot she’d managed to come up … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Rejection

Another morning. Blurry-eyed and patiently awaiting the buzz I get from coffee delivered intravenously (don’t try that at home!) I powered up the PC and shuffled towards my email inbox. There was much of the usual: notifications from Twitter, a daily report … Continue reading

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The Twitter Hard-Sell

I have a relatively modest following of 500+ on Twitter and my tweeps engage with me fairly often. Twitter is supposed to be a conversation, and there are quite a few tweeps who recognise that. We retweet, we DM, we … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For …

And what did I wish for? Reviews. Tonnes of reviews. Reviews until my Amazon Kindle page could hardly hold them. Lol! Be careful what you wish for! I got my first rather bad review today (3 stars) and apparently ‘Getting … Continue reading

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Update on Promotions

So, as it’s approaching six months since ‘Getting Some’ was self-published on Kindle, I think it’s as good a time as any to take stock of where I am with the book and its promotion. As I mentioned in this post, … Continue reading

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What’s In A Title?

A couple blogposts ago, I wrote about the process of choosing a title for Getting Some here. That process took place a couple years back, when I was actually writing the book and thinking about what I’d call it. Imagine … Continue reading

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The Things I Love about London

There are so many things I love about the UK and now, a matter of weeks before I’m back there, I’m sooooooo excited about returning to the home of Big Ben. London featured fairly prominently in ‘Getting Some’ and, when I first started … Continue reading

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Shoe Love

Just because it’s a rainy night, and I’m curled up in my bed with a computer and not a man, I thought I’d share my shoe fetish with you guys instead. Coco will be wearing a pair of these beauties in … Continue reading

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