Before I get to the main article, I would like to say something. Just over a year ago, three great friends asked me to send my stories out in the world. Being shy and extremely introverted, it took months of badgering for them to convince me to do it. Even though things have not gone to plan, and the sales never came. In no way do I blame my friends for asking me to try this; it was then and will always be MY decision.
If anything, I thank them for introducing me to some great friends and writers, whose support I am forever thankful for.
True, I did come across some nasties, some of them got me to the point of quitting, but my friends stood by me, and I am so pleased they have.
Even when my friend Emma Oram who runs Vintage Script magazine said she loved a story of mine, I was still not convinced of my value as a writer.
Fifteen months later, things have changed a lot, I KNOW I am a good writer and can tell great stories but unlike the masses out there who flood the shelves with cheap sex and zombie stories. I paid the price for originality of thought.
If you are wondering about this picture, imagine the demons I have had to fight this year; each month I have a great struggle to convince myself it is worthwhile.
INSANE PRICE CUTS
Off the shelves for a few days but back at an INSANELY LOW price are the following books. Hunted down, the final part of the Pat Canella stories. The 5 story multi-pack, it was 4 but I have one last piece to the jigsaw to add now. The award winning Chronicles of Mark Johnson book 1 of what would have been four - you didn't want it - now book 2 will probably never surface.
From my view, it takes months to put a story together, working all hours and all I would have got was a few cents for months of work. But, as NOBODY cared, why should I now. You can go back to your zombies, cheap sex and whatever trend people jump on this year; I tried to write an interesting and challenging story and got spat on for my troubles.
All I can say is you don't know what you have missed out on, but there again. Why bother when the shelves bulge with bilge ridden zombie stories. I know how Edgar Allan Poe and H.P. Lovecraft felt, the only difference is I won't get recognition for my work. All I wanted was a few sales and even that was too much too ask.