Amazon Prime raises the price of its full year Prime membership, Barnes & Noble adds new features to its self-publishing dashboard, and the Young Writer of the Year Award is open once again to indies.
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With apologies, I turn once for inspiration again this week to the world of endurance running (don’t worry, next week I enter the powerlifting stage of my training season!). I apologise also for any delirium, brought to you by industrial quantities of painkillers after running 100 kilometres in 19 hours. While I was running my own […]
It’s been a tough week for anyone even remotely my age, certainly anyone who grew up in the UK with any connection to the storytelling arts, with three deaths in a single week. The film lover in me will always be grateful to the sardonic style of Barry Norman. And if there is any warm-heartedness […]
Well that was a week! I won’t go into the details because this isn’t a column about me – but I am delighted to say that I bring this report to you in rather bleary-eyed fashion because as I would usually be putting some structure to the points I have been gathering all week I […]
This week my head hurts in a good way. I have spent most of the week thinking about “the future” as an abstract concept, in preparation for a talk I’m giving on disability in the workplace. We don’t spend enough time thinking about the future. And yet as indies that is one of the freedoms […]
FOMO (not to be confused with its spoonerised cousin!). Fear of Missing out. It’s one of the great anxieties of the modern age. The feeling that if we are not constantly doing we will miss out on that one great thing. Worse still, we might be forgotten. We indies certainly know all about that – […]