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News from the Clouds #askllew on Twitter and Periscope

Monday, 11 May 2015

I have been a very bad Unbound Author, not posting things in my shed. I am experiencing guilt.

I am trying to rectify the situation now.

The cover looks gorgeous doesn't it. I was so thrilled when I saw the first drafts. Brilliant design.

But what about what's inside the cover?

Due to the fact that many people have already received thier copies it's also very rewarding to hear their responses…

There are Clouds on the Horizon

Friday, 31 October 2014

I admit it's been very quiet in the News from the Clouds universe, but behind the scenes there's been much activity.

I've finished recording the audio version, we've combed through the manuscript many times, spelling, grammar and 'who the hell is Jim?' questions have been answered. I have no idea who Jim was, for some baffling reason one character who'd never been called Jim was suddenly Jim on…

Audiobook outtake # 1

Thursday, 25 September 2014

A short explanation of the mild insanity that can be induced when you sit in a small sound booth recording an audiobook.

This is a very short outtake from  the News from the Clouds audiobook.

It doesn't reveal any spoilers.

A very big thank you

Thursday, 19 June 2014

News from the Clouds has reached 102% as I write this.

I cannot express my gratitude enough for the trust and support I've had from everyone who's pledged.

Big thanks


First Draft finished.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

I have just completed the first draft of News from the Clouds.

That really doesn't mean the book is finished, I know I will re-write it after the wonderful Rachael Kerr (my editor) has been through the manuscript with her red pen, but it is an enormous relief to have got this far.

To give you a taste, I have posted a chapter below, spelling and grammatical mistakes abound no doubt, but I think…

Chapter Thirteen

Thursday, 27 February 2014

Dearest Readers,

I am now over half way through writing 'News from the Clouds'  and I want to share a chapter with you.

I'm really enjoying the process of bashing this book into shape but of course it's a slog.

I keep going back and changing things, rewriting chapters and throwing stuff out but I'm getting there.

News from the Clouds tells the story of how the human race survives the…

Publication date: May 2015
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