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Survey results and winners

Results from Tradition vs Indie survey. Thank you to everyone who participated in the survey. It was a fun to see the results and the answers. I daresay a few of you will be surprised by a few of the answers. I was heartened by the responses and I hope some of you may go…

A survey and a chance to win an eBook

Today, I’d like your input into what books you read. I have created a survey to learn more about reading interests, in particular whether you read independent authors or traditional authors or both. It will take no more than two minutes to complete. genresIndependent Authorsreadersreadingself publishersself publishingsurveytraditional publishing

Writing Update

It has been a while since I’ve written one of these, and it’s been two years since the publication of Search for the Golden Serpent. This is the reason why I started a blog, to showcase my writing, share my passion for ancient history and to support fellow indie writers. So today, I am going…

What did the Phoenicians eat?

Origins The Phoenicians lived in northern ancient Canaan, where Lebanon is today. They were considered to be Canaanites, yet recent DNA evidence of Modern Lebanese, a study conducted by the National Geographic,  suggest they came from an ancient Mediterranean sub-stratum. What does this mean? The results showed their bloodline are of mixed origin and were…

Goodbye 2016

I thought it was time to reflect on the year that was 2016. I haven’t written an article as such before, so here we go. 2016 was a roller-coaster and so to close the year out, here are some pivotal events that happened. The year started very promising, I had started a new job and was…

Results from Readers’ Survey – Part 2

Here we are, the remainder of the results from the survey. Question 7: Do you prefer to read: I gave people the option to choose more than one answer as I know I read both print and eBooks. There was only a 3% difference between paperback (53%) and eBooks (50%) and hardback wasn’t far behind…

Spread the Word

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Where did the year go?

It’s hard to believe but the first anniversary of Accursed Women is fast approaching. A lot has happened since 30 November 2013, high and low events. The greatest achievement was the publication of Accursed Women. The book launch was a wonderful success with support from family, friends and people I hadn’t met before. It had…