Workmen and book reviews.

A fellow author on Facebook posted a snippet of conversation between two ladies which angered her, but I found rather sad. The gist of it was they would not read any book which had less than 1,000 reviews. It was also a dig at Indie or self-published authors and the smaller publishers. The lady who …

Continue reading Workmen and book reviews.

Technology, Gremlins and Spirits

Last week I jokingly said on Facebook that as my ‘Val’s Tales’ business page was being ‘new and improved,’ obviously something was bound to go wrong. (Facebook is the dedicated social media site where I often publish short stories to give readers a flavour of my writing style, and encourage interest in my books.) In …

Continue reading Technology, Gremlins and Spirits

A week of achievements – Blind Date and Alderslay

Despite everything, including last minute adjustments to both paperback and eBook, ‘Alderslay’ is now available in both formats. https://mybook.to/Alderslay It’s only been out a few days, but there are already some brilliant 5* reviews, with comments such as: ‘One story you do NOT want to miss!’ ‘A story full of everything.’ ‘Absolutely outstanding.’ The genre …

Continue reading A week of achievements – Blind Date and Alderslay