novel

Two years ago this week I started writing a novel, an idea that had been brewing in my mind for a decade. Today I got the first printed proof through from my publisher, and that little idea is one step closer to existing. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered a copy and helped get it this far! If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, and want to get you name printed in the back as a supporter, you have until Sept 17. You’ll also get a copy of the book before the general public, and it will be fancier than the bookshop version, with lovely endpapers and a cloth bound hard back.  Click here to pre-order , thanks so much!

Two years ago this week I started writing a novel, an idea that had been brewing in my mind for a decade. Today I got the first printed proof through from my publisher, and that little idea is one step closer to existing. Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered a copy and helped get it this far! If you haven’t pre-ordered yet, and want to get you name printed in the back as a supporter, you have until Sept 17. You’ll also get a copy of the book before the general public, and it will be fancier than the bookshop version, with lovely endpapers and a cloth bound hard back. Click here to pre-order, thanks so much!

Anatomy of a Book Deal

“The Wednesday after Blue Monday — Blue Wednesday, if you will — I was having a typically somber pity party on the couch when my email pinged. My agent. ‘You’ve been offered a deal for your novel. In Germany.’

I paused Netflix, read it again. My agent is nothing like Estelle from Friends, but if it helps, picture Estelle from Friends, blue smoke, blue rinse, smoker’s larynx (Welsh accent), saying: ‘You got the part, kid.’ Cough, splutter, grin.”

gobookyourself:

Big news! My novel has been signed in the UK and Germany. It’s about a guy who takes a road trip through his own mind with Jon Bon Jovi. And I need your help! I’m crowdfunding the book with award-winning UK publisher Unbound. So please visit the page and support it: https://unbound.com/books/johnny-ruin

If you like Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I think you’ll love this book. Thanks so much for your support!

I made a trailer: https://unbound.com/books/johnny-ruin