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Monday, 24 July 2017

Dear Pledgers

The ebook edition of The Karma Farmers will be released on the 8 August – and you will all be sent a copy to your email address – it can be uploaded to whichever digital reading platform you use.

I can’t thank you enough for your kind support. As you might or might not know, all the money raised was used by Unbound for editing and production costs. The editing was so thorough;…

almost there!

Thursday, 13 April 2017

This seems to have taken forever. Thanks for bearing with me, those of you who pledged to help make this happen.

There's the final rewrite, sitting on a pile of previous versions, the earliest dating back to sometime last century.    



Wednesday, 30 November 2016

I have recently been accosted by pledgers - some supportive, some suspicious - all asking the same thing: ‘So where’s this bloody book then, Hollins?’

Good question.


Here’s where we’re up to:

Structural edit, done!

Copy edit: done!

All that’s left is page edit, cover art, and marketing strategies.

Unbound are planning to launch early next year.


I hope the wait will…

lyrical permissions

Thursday, 12 May 2016

I've used a song lyric in my book by a singer called Jim White. It's during an exchange between two characters, where one is trying to cheer the other up by singing to him.  

The song in question is called Handcuffed To A Fence In Mississippi, from the album No Such Place.

I need permission to use the verse, so I sent Jim White an email, and within an hour he'd sent me this great reply. Sadly…


Monday, 11 April 2016


I’ve just realised some of you pledgers aren’t on Facebook, or you might have missed my last Facebook post. So massive thanks to you all, THE KARMA FARMERS has reached it’s total!

Over the next few weeks the final edit will begin.

I’ll be keeping you updated (whether you like it or not).  

Thanks again! Speak soon x

William Blake

Wednesday, 13 January 2016

Above his desk is a quotation from William Blake...

Publication date: TBC
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