How NOT to Launch A Book

It's mid-afternoon in San Francisco and this evening at 6.30pm a collection of writers, Irish musicians and readers will get together to launch After The Rising & BeforeThe Fall.

And to kick off the SF Chapter of The Alliance of Indie Authors.

How NOT to Launch: Part One

The first time I launched a novel, it was in Dublin back in 2005. I still remember the encouraging faces smiling up at me from a room full of goodwill, many of them family and friends who knew how long that night had been in coming.

It had been a full three years between signing the contract with Penguin and getting to that

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Launching New Novel

I've just got the jacket for ‘Before The Fall' (the sequel to After The Rising) over from the designer, the rather wonderful Andrew Brown at Design For Writers.

I couldn't wait to show it to you.

Andrew and I are hoping you'll like it as much as we do.  I reckon he's excelled himself this time.

The book is going through final

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