Wednesday 20 May 2015

Book Launch and Giveaway!

Well, hello everyone!

It's been quite a while since I blogged, but if you've been following me on Facebook or Twitter then you know this is due to my engaging in another of my very silly projects. 

In 2014 I set off, once again, to write 365 stories. But, this time, the plan was to produce them as 12 books of linked stories, and to self-publish them all. This much, I did, and then since the last full stop was typed (9.45pm, 31st December 2014, if you want to know) I have been teaching - a lot! - and also turning those 12 books into one massive volume. It is now out, and it is:

The 2014 Flash365 Anthology!

I have made arguments for the necessity of this book's existence - a concrete sign of my output and the project's actuality, a way for people to buy the whole collection for a much cheaper price (£24.99 in paperback, or £8.99 on Kindle, rather than £59.88/£23.88 individually), and even something about there being a market for it, or an academic need, or something - but basically I just wanted a book with a large enough spine on it that I could see my name from across the room!

Anyway, it is now available in a foot-threateningly big paperback (really, careful you don't drop it - it's heavy!) and in a much lighter, but no-less-stonking Kindle version. And, to celebrate, I'm going to give it away!

So, if you would like the chance to win a FREE copy of the mammoth paperback (really, it's like eleven inches tall, seven inches wide and over seven hundred pages thick - it's HUGE!) or be one of the FIVE runners-up to get a free copy of the eBook, then all you have to do is sign up for my new Newsletter using the form below.

Newletter? You say. You never mentioned a Newsletter.

Well, actually, I just did.

But, yes, there's always a catch isn't there? I promise, though, that I don't send out Newsletters very often, and when I do it will only be useful book/writing-related information. Scout's honour! (Although, in fairness, I was never a Scout, nor a Cub, nor a Brownie, but you know what I mean.)

So, please sign up below, and you could be the proud owner of this wrist-breakingly large book!

Names will be drawn on 1st June, so you have until my birthday (seems only right) which is the day before, to sign up.

(Note: If you are already a member of the mailing list, then you will automatically be entered into the draw.)

Thanks for reading, thanks for (maybe) entering, and please, please spread the word!

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  1. Always a sucker for a chance to get anything free... Congratulation on yet another marathon success.

  2. You've been I know why.

  3. It must be quite something to look over at tht behemoth and realise "Bloody hell!! I WROTE that!!"