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From Kung Fu Iron Palms to the Floating World (via Bollywood)

Friday, 1 December 2017

So, plenty has happened since my last update. First, I hit full funding as a result of all of your kind pledges (thank you so much again). Then I went back to the manuscript and gave it another, final edit.

I'm not sure of author's etiquette on admitting these things, but having not looked at it for over a year while fund-raising, I found myself really enjoying it. Hopefully, this isn't just arrogance…

Almost there...

Monday, 14 August 2017

Falling from the Floating World is now 92% funded and inching ever closer to publication! 

As this is down to your generosity I'd like to say a massive thank you. It's quite a challenge to get a book from idea to shop front and the moral support your pledges have provided has been just as gratefully received as the financial benefits. 

I'm afraid you won't be receiving your rewards quite yet…

Here Be Dragons - the Skin Deep interview

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Floating world skin deep

The UK's best selling tattoo magazine, Skin Deep, very kindly ran a feature on my book in their February edition. Unfortunately they don't have an online version, but you can read the interview (and see some of the pictures) below. 



You are just about to publish your latest book which takes place in Japan. Can you tell us about the plot?


It's a Tokyo-set thriller…

Thank you and Merry Christmas!

Saturday, 24 December 2016

I’ve been a little lax on my Shed updates… but as a starter I’d like to say a massive thank you to everyone who’s made a pledge.

Most recently I’ve had a very generous Patron pledge from the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation (www.gbsf.org.uk) which has boosted Falling from the Floating World to 30% of its target - which isn’t bad after just under a month’s crowdfunding.

The foundation aims to…

Manuscript received
Publication date: TBC
100% funded
90 backers