(swoon) I am so thrilled with the final design for the cover of my book Twice the Speed of Dark. Mark at Mecob Design has found a way to represent subtle aspects of the book really beautifully. I couldn't be more pleased. Because of my background people have often asked if I wanted to do the... Continue Reading →
My manuscript is due back tomorrow. I am going to be a little late. It is difficult, when time divides into mosaic shards to pull a book into focus. I have decided that I need to re-write a chunk of pages. Not too many. A series of clarifications have jumbled up against one another and... Continue Reading →
Observations from people who've been there Funding my book with Unbound has been a fascinating process. There have been unexpected benefits that go beyond the buzz of having my book published. Unbound came into being as a response to changes in the publishing industry. Good books were not getting published because their commercial success couldn’t be guaranteed. There has... Continue Reading →
How much does a story change when the location is changed? Some books rely entirely on the place in which they are set, such as Room by Emma Donoghue, the fact of the mother and son’s imprisonment being the core of the narrative as well as the inventive drive behind the ideas that thread through... Continue Reading →
The book I am writing at the moment is about a man in prison. As well as exploring the politics that got him there it also examines his relationship with his own body, a body become turgid and heavy after decades of prison life. As his connection to what exists outside of prison and his own past... Continue Reading →
An interview with author Shona Kinsella on the launch day of her new book Today, I am posting an interview with Shona Kinsella, fellow Unbound author, whose book, Ashael Rising launches today. Firstly, congratulations Shona, I know how hard you must've worked to get to this point. I hope you are basking in a celebratory... Continue Reading →
https://unbound.com/books/twice-the-speed-of-dark These images show quotes from my book Twice the Speed of Dark, which is currently at 70% on Unbound. Follow the link above to find out more about the book and perhaps pre-order and support the book to help get it published.
https://unbound.com/books/twice-the-speed-of-dark These images are from about five years ago, made before I discovered that I wanted to be a writer. For a short time, I am selling them at a very reasonable price, to put towards funding my book on Unbound. The theme seems related. As Caitlin careens through the dark eternity, the blackness of death, she... Continue Reading →