Launch of The Long, Long Road to Wembley - you're invited.
Thursday, 18 July 2019
Getting the book published has, indeed, been a long, long road, but it's been worth it. I think Unbound have done a great job on the design and I'm looking forward to getting my hands on a copy in the next couple of weeks. You should get yours before it appears in the shops and I'd like to thank you again for making it happen.
We're holding a proper launch for the book at Waterstones in Bromley…
The long road to publication is coming to an end.
Tuesday, 7 May 2019
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Well, this is exciting. It's been a long road indeed, but thanks to you and other generous people, enough money has now been raised to mean the book will be published.
It'll now come out as a paperback, which means that everyone who has made a pledge will either be upgraded to becoming a super patron (with their name in the front of the book) at no extra cost, or get a £5 refund instead by emailing…
The Footballer Who Has to Remain Nameless
Friday, 12 October 2018
The chapter I finished yesterday is unusual in that I talked about a footballer I deeply admired, but couldn't mention his name - basically, because I don't want to get sued.
This small extract might explain what I mean...
"One Bromley player from the era that I particularly wish I could have seen, sadly has to remain nameless. He was hugely talented by all accounts, with an eye for goal. But…
Within reach of a century.
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Sunday, 16 September 2018
YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED
Sunday, 9 September 2018
How’s it going?
Pretty well, thanks. Almost 70 people have made pledges so far, and the book is nearly a quarter funded. I’ve just finished writing the chapter where a Bromley striker sent himself off in an FA Trophy game.
There must be an easier way to get a book published?
Can’t argue with that, but this feels like the best way even though much of my time seems to be filled sending begging…