Future-Past. 2014 reveiwed

Old warhorses returned to the frontline this year with many rock ’n’ rollers of earlier generations releasing albums; some looking back, some looking forward, many of them exceptional. Always against the clock, Wilko Johnson teamed up with Roger Daltrey to blast through Johnson’s back catalogue for Going Back Home, a revising of some of Johnson’s favourite … Continue reading

Getting Book Reviews: 10 things reviewers hate

Karin Cox of indiereviewtracker.com invited me back to write another piece for her site, this time on how to get book reviewers on your side from the start. So you’ve written a book. Now it’s time to start promoting the next bestseller. It’s no good just tweeting that your book is for sale, or telling … Continue reading

Twitter: Friend or Foe? When, why & how to tweet

I was invited by Karin Cox of indiereviewtracker.com to write about the Twittersphere, to report on the best times and days to tweet, how to get involved using hashtag conversations and “future tweeting,” how to avoid common pitfalls, and why some people feel Twitter is not the “cure all” for our promotional ills that it … Continue reading