Froggie has been re-read by my little crew of editors and has been given the thumbs up, I have
some additional tweaks to make and then in the New Year it will be back out to agents and new publishers as well as a "2nd
Edition" update on Kindle and Ibook too. Now working on completing the third draft of the David Danjou thriller
- Penitent Man.September 2011
After a huge amount of work and about a 30% rewrite of Froggie and
with the book much improved and ready to rock... the Publishers effectively go bust. Gutted. Will re-group and think about
what I can now do as the book had to be pulled from YWO publication as part of my new contract.May 2011
has attracted a publisher - Rickshaw, a small independent and relatively new outfit have taken me on a three book deal with
Frogie the first book to be published. They require some rewrites and edits, but we are hopefully looking for a September
The Pentitent Man has been completed and has gon out to my favoured proof
readers and narative critics. The Frog and the Scorpion has been pushed out once again to various publishers and agents.November 2010
NEW KINDLE version of "The Frog and the Scorpion" Now Available on Amazon.co.uk
Froggie sales continue to improve and a revised promotional push has shown real benefits as sales for the KNDLE and punlished
version move forward. The book has proven very successful in local libraries and is nowpart of the Berkshire reading group!
"Penitent Man" my David Danjou thriller novel is taking shape, first draft will be complete in early 2011.
30,000 wordscomplete of my new thriller. based on a charatcer called David Danjou,
a former English French Foreign Legionnaire escaping from his past and but being forced to face clear and present danger!
This is the first in a planned series, very Recheresque and written in my trademark cinematic style.
I accepted a new job with a Canadian software comopan that had me travelling the world, unfortunately it
has curtailed my writing a little. That said i am developing new projects and ideas for books.Decemember 2009
The last couple of months has seen me push the book out to more Top Amazon reviewers looking for reviews. These
are now coming online. Sadly one review, by Kat Everett, can only now be seen on DooYoo and CIAO.
I completed the10km charity run for Cancer Research at Hampton Court in 56 minutes and 21 seconds
- breaking my target of 1 hour. It was a hot day but the cause and the 6000 other fellow runners helped me drag my aching
bones over the line.
I have entered my Short Story Mighty Like a Rose into the BBC
shor story of the year competition and have begun work on another for the Sunday Times competition. A recent book signing
in Datchet went very well and a lot of books were sold, it was a realy good day being part of the Small Buisness drive in
Work on my second novel, "My favourite flavour is vanilla"
has slowed down. I had hoped to have the first draft complete and ready to be read here online by June. That looks unlikely,
July is my revised deadline. Sales a still moving along well and Twitter has become something of an obsession!
Sales have been going well and the news that the book is also on sale on the WHSmiths and Waterstones
websites is great. I recently featured in several articles in Windsor, Berkshire and
Hampshire loacal papers and will be on BBC Radio Berkshire in early April.
has been and gone and sales have exceeded 500 on Amazon. A pretty impressive feat for an unsupported debut novel. The second
wave of promotion has begun and the PR campaign is moving into top gear.
the presses! December 9th 2008 - Froggie goes on sale! Available online through Amazon and Barnes and noble and several other
e-tailers you can buy a copy of the best damn thriller in England for only £7.99 - At 388 pages that is less than half
a pence a page!
All promotional work and advertising work for The
frog and the scorpion will begin after Christmas. Advanced copies of the book will be available to buy online, but look out
for Steevan and the book in the local and national press in January and February 2009.