A Class Entwined – release date and cover reveal!

It’s hard to believe that only a year ago I made the decision to self-publish my historical fiction series, and now I’m about to announce the release of my second book!

I published A Class Apart, the first instalment in my series A Matter of Class, in July 2018 and I can now reveal that the second instalment, A Class Entwined, will come out on 1st February 2019. This date is particularly apt as it is the feast day of St Brigid, who is one of the patron saints of Ireland and the person after whom Continue reading

Publication date and cover reveal!

In my last blog post, I said that I was about to embark on my final read through of my soon-to-be-published novel, A Class Apart. Well, that quick job took a full week…! But I’m delighted to announce that it’s finished at last, and it’s now time to push my baby out of the nest.

So today I am going to announce the publication date for A Class Apart and also reveal Continue reading

When is the best time to release a book?

So I’ve been a bit quiet online of late as I’ve spent the past seven weeks buried in edits on my historical fiction novel. But I’m about to embark on my final read through which means – eek! – I’m getting quite close to setting a publication date!

Naturally, as a self-publisher I want to do everything as well as I can and operate as close to the professional standards of a traditional publisher in every way possible. Therefore one question on my mind has been timing: WHEN should I do this? I really need to get this part right because once the book is released there is no going back.

I have consulted two self-publishing books which mention Continue reading