7 Steps to Make Your Book #Permafree on Amazon

Right, I should have written this quick post months ago, but following a few queries as to how I managed to get Bite No.1: The Old Man at the End of the World permanently free on Amazon, I thought it was time to jot the process down. After reading countless forums and continually trying the … Continue reading 7 Steps to Make Your Book #Permafree on Amazon

The Old Man at the End of the World: Bite #1 by A.K. Silversmith #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog

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Gerald Stockwell-Poulter couldn’t help but feel it was extraordinary just how 34338410quickly his life had changed. One moment he was earthing up leeks in the West Sussex sunshine and the next he was rooted to the spot as Rodney Timmins from the end allotment ambled towards him, arms outstretched, blood pouring from a hole in his neck and a look in his eye which suggested that he was less after help and more after a helping of Gerald.

Now, as Gerald’s life takes a quick turn for the worse, he must do things he has never done before. After 87 largely well-behaved years as a model citizen, less than four hours into the ‘zompocalypse’ and he has already killed a neighbour, rescued a moody millenial drug dealer and forged an unlikely allegiance with a giant ginger Scotsman. And it isn’t even tea time.

Join Gerald as he and his newfound…

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Dan Mason’s review of THE OLD MAN AT THE END OF THE WORLD #ZombieBooks #FreeBooks #UKHumour

Now another author has entered the scene. AK Silversmith has her own story to tell. She asked herself, “What would happen if an 87-year-old proper Englishman, a giant potato-smuggling Scotsman and a young English drug dealing vegan were to team up accidentally to survive a spreading undead nightmare?”

10 Reasons Your Book Is Not Getting Reviewed (by #BookBloggers) #MondayBlogs #WriterTip

Rosie Amber's recent post [Ten reasons your book is not getting reviewed (by #bookbloggers)], which I am reblogging today, has resonated with many reviewers and authors alike. As a very-early-stage-fiction-writer, I am guilty as charged of putting out a piece of work with errors and issues. And I regret that. Bitterly. I'm in good company, … Continue reading 10 Reasons Your Book Is Not Getting Reviewed (by #BookBloggers) #MondayBlogs #WriterTip

Bill Nighy, Ian McKellen or Jim Broadbent … Who Is The Perfect Zombie Flick Protagonist?

In my post, The Opposite of Going Viral, I posed the (admittedly rhetorical) question of who would be best suited to play Gerald Stockwell-Poulter in the cinematic adaptation of The Old Man at the End of the World. Our finalists are Bill Nighy, Ian McKellen and Jim Broadbent. It's true: I'm not afraid to aim too high. Firstly, I … Continue reading Bill Nighy, Ian McKellen or Jim Broadbent … Who Is The Perfect Zombie Flick Protagonist?

The opposite of going viral…

Yesterday, my fiancé and I had a conversation about Bite No. 1: The Old Man at the End of the World. 'Who do you think should play Gerald in the movie?' he asked. 'The movie?' 'Sure,' he shrugged, 'The Old Man at the End of the World: The Movie.' 'I think you're getting a bit ahead … Continue reading The opposite of going viral…