So what’s new?:
New book out. get it on Amazon. In the time they have left.
Shane Farrell and his Dad Robert run a small chemists in Dublin. To make things run things more smoothly, Shane introduces an automatic prescription dispensing machine he calls Matilda. Soon Shane and Robert become aware that Matilda has a certain ability that drastically changes both of their lives. Thanks to Matilda, nothing will ever run smoothly again and as a result, they will need to grapple with life and death decisions, balancing good intentions against temptation and each must decide on the path of hero or villain.
The ups and downs of being a writer. follow below.
Well I have 3 novels published on Amazon. I ran an Amazon ad campaign from a chap I found on Fiverr. They were the highest rated and it cost me €137. What to remember is that when somebody clicks on your ad you are also charged. That was not explained to me at the time. So far my ad has had 228,056 impressions, the click charge so far has cost me $34.83 and I have made in sales $11.16.
Now at this point I could turn around a blame the guy doing the ad campaign and say he is just not doing good enough. the truth is people buy books on the look of the front cover. While I did get professionals to do the artwork on my covers I did not get the covers done professional I did them myself on Amazon while I was uploading the book. In trying to save money I am costing myself more. The hard truth is, Judge a book by its cover!
I need to get my three book covers redone to make them the best they can be. Getting your Book cover done will cost anything from €60 to €500. Unfortunately I don’t have that money just lying around waiting on me to spend it. It is times like this I wish I was rich. So like everything I have done so far I will have to work hard and put some money away and get them redone one by one.
I also will have a new book coming out soon. A stand alone book that I really like. I need some black and white art work for inside the Book and I need a professional designed book cover. So that is what I am saving for first. Writing wise I don’t have any issues when it comes to producing the book and I am glad for that. its just the cost of getting it published that is the kicker. nobody ever tells you about this side of it. So as the public servant that I am I will spread the word. so that wraps up what’s going on the last few weeks.
as always if anyone has any questions, comments, general grievances just give me a shout leave a comment and I will get back to you.
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If you want to learn how to write a novel. watch my videos. I give Tips I have learned to save you from making the same mistakes. I would like to get people involved in writing not only their own novel but writing with me on my next one. any ideas or suggestions you have comment under my videos and I can add them to the story.
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What i am writing at the moment.
You Tube Channel Story
hello to everybody from my YouTube channel. you are very welcome to my website. I hope you enjoy reading the story and please feel free you look around the site and read other short stories and check out my Novels. if you have watched my videos up till now, you will see I have dealt…
Art work i have had made for my books
Art work I have used Fiverr to find graphic artists and illustrators. patigonart davrab20 katarina1928 rahma_4r I did not get a chance to review this lady on Fiverr, as my time ran out. this lady did the black and white art work for me. she took an interest from the beginning. she was so easy…
I have put together 3 videos just so you can get to know a little bit about me and what my Sam Stories books are about. The first video is a short introduction about me, I hope you like it. The second video tells you about my first novel The Guide. The third video tells…
Free Short Stories for you to enjoy.
I will add Short Stories for you to read nowhere else but here. If you enjoy them, please share this website with your friends. if you have any comments, suggestion or curses you want to direct at me just let me know, I love all feedback. First two paragraphs of Kenny, if you like download…
This is the first story The Guide in the series of books about Sam. I set this Story in Dublin Ireland, Sam comes back to Earth after Guiding soles over after they die. He has taken a body of a young man and he sets up his new life. An Angel Blesses/Curses him with immortality.…
3 books in Sam’s Stories are out now. get all three! Please leave a review, it is very important. check out my you-tube story if you want to see how I write a book. from coming up with the main idea, formatting your pages to character building, plots, twists, step by step chapter and information…
The following paragraphs are from my first book The Guide to give you an example of my writing. I hope you enjoy them.
- “Why are you tormenting this boy? I’ll see what I can do to help the boy, but I won’t kill him – not for you or anybody else”, I shouted at the old man. “Help him then, and don’t make promises you won’t be able to keep. When you get to be my age, you will know what the world can do to the beautiful, kind and caring people. The years turn them into hateful ugly people, full of destruction”.
2) Just then the door to the flat opened and in walked Growler, another member of his gang who likes to bite people in a fight and omits a deep growl. His chin was covered in blood.
“How did the talks go, Growler?” said Harry, sparking a few more laughs.
Growler looked confused. “I thought you said to fuck them up?” he said looking at Harry.
Harry smiled and turned to John. “Oh no, there must’ve been some miscommunication on my part. When I come to confession you can give me ten Hail Mary’s, Father”,
3) “Bollox to that” said Harry, “Sam, you’re opening the door. If anyone is getting shot or stabbed, it’s the fucker who can heal”. “Once the door is open, we attack. Anything that moves you either shoot or hit, even you Father. I think we may be up against it here and we’ll need all the help we can get.”
4) This time I searched her again, I searched her eyes. I set about rectifying the vessels and nerves that had been damaged all those years ago. Slowly I could feel everything shifting into place. I heard Lucy gasping as light came into her eyes for the first time in nearly two thousand years. I finished and looked up at her face. She had her eyes closed so tightly. “What have you done?” she asked. “I hope I helped”,
5) He was stuck in a cave, but it might as well be a palace because when he looked at her the whole world fell away.
The days he spent with her were the best days of his life.
6) “A man who cannot die, and an angel with a flaming sword? I think we should be enough”, said Uriel. “Oh and Awan if she wants in?” he said to the punk girl. “I thought you’d never ask”, she said. Her punk outfit changed and became some leather chainmail sexy outfit. She was holding two long curved blades that spanned maybe three foot each. “I love when you do that”, said Uriel with a smile.
7) “Is there anybody who you won’t heal?” she asked. “No, all races and religions are the same to me. Is that what you meant?”, I said to her. “She nodded and said, “What about murderers or rapists?”. I thought about it and replied, “I think it would have to be case by case. I’ve known murderers and they were nice people.
8) “Will you live forever?” asked a little girl, who looked just like my Lisbeth had when she was young. “I hope not”, I said.
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