Festival Appearances for 2018

There’s a couple of festivals I’m going to be at this year. Read on for more information. Denmark Festival of Voice I’m really excited to be a part of this year’s Denmark Festival of Voice! It runs over the June long weekend in the picturesque paradise of the Great Southern town of Denmark (the nameContinue reading “Festival Appearances for 2018”

Art Practice and Deadlines

Today I want to talk about Art Practice and Deadlines. I really hate the term “Art Practice” but I can’t think of a better term so I’m stuck with it. All artists have some kind of art practice. Whether you are an illustrator who draws daily or a painter who keeps an Art Journal; ArtContinue reading “Art Practice and Deadlines”

Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended

Wow what a busy Easter long weekend I’ve had. I didn’t get nearly enough time to read or write but I did get to enjoy the break with my family (whom I don’t get to see very often) and I was able to work on a present for someone very special. My Mom gifted me woolContinue reading “Goodreads Giveaway Has Ended”

Reminder: Goodreads Giveaway Ends in 6 Days

Morning! I’m quickly writing this before my power gets shut off (they’re upgrading the poles in front of my house today). I just wanted to remind you that my Goodreads Giveaway ends in 6 days! You can enter now by clicking the widget. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Kingston Chronicles by B. Forrester Giveaway ends AprilContinue reading “Reminder: Goodreads Giveaway Ends in 6 Days”

Indie Publishing: Part Five – The Belly of the Whale

One of the most useful things I learnt at university, in relation to writing, was archetypes. I had a fantastic teacher who was fundamental in my education of archetypal characters and stories. She will never be able to understand how much she effected my own journey and how she influenced my writing. Archetypal characters andContinue reading “Indie Publishing: Part Five – The Belly of the Whale”

Launching Your Book And What To Do Next

If you’re still here reading my advice, then I’m really grateful that you’ve stuck with me this long. If this is the first time you’ve come to look at my blog, then Hi! Over the last month an a half-ish I’ve been discussing why and how I indie-published The Kingston Chronicles. After I received myContinue reading “Launching Your Book And What To Do Next”

Wow! What a Week!

Wow! What a week! I’ve had a bigger response to my Goodreads Giveaway than I expected. If you live in the US and haven’t entered yet here’s the link so you don’t miss out. Entries close April 2nd. At last count 79 people have already entered so I’ve got this permanent grin plastered on myContinue reading “Wow! What a Week!”

Goodreads Giveaway is now live!

My anniversary giveaway for The Kingston Chronicles has now gone live. To enter the competition click this link to Goodreads and follow the instructions on the page! Good luck! Alternatively click the widget below. Goodreads Book Giveaway The Kingston Chronicles by B. Forrester Giveaway ends April 02, 2018. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. EnterContinue reading “Goodreads Giveaway is now live!”

Easter Sale and Goodreads Giveaway!

Well there’s a lot going on for me during the month of March. I’m really excited to be able to announce that I have two great offers running. Not only will The Kingston Chronicles kindle edition be on sale for 99c USD as a special for Easter and Ostara (sale starts 30th March 2018 and EndsContinue reading “Easter Sale and Goodreads Giveaway!”

Indie Publishing – Part Three: How I Published – Continued

To follow on from my last post, today I’m going to discuss reviewing your manuscript with Createspace. I made a lot of errors on my first manuscript proof so I feel like I have some wisdom I can share here. Once you’ve submitted your manuscript Createspace reviews your manuscript for compatibility with their software. FromContinue reading “Indie Publishing – Part Three: How I Published – Continued”