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During the last week of Oct I ran a promotion on Murder In Absentia and In Numina, in conjunction with some advertising. This post is about my experiences, what I learnt, and what I will be doing in the future for book advertising and marketing. (Note to readers: If you’d like not to miss out […]

It’s the end of another year, so, first and most importantly, I hope the last one went your way and may you have a great next year! Now, because life isn’t always as obliging (and there was enough pain and suffering this year), it’s probably a good time as any to remind ourselves of our […]

I recently came across Kurt Vonnegut’s eight rules for writing a short story. I thought they are pretty brilliant, regardless of the scope of you story (they could apply to a full-length novel just as much), so I have reproduced them below together with my thoughts about them. 1. Use the time of a total […]

Let’s keep it short, shall we? You’re here because you like historical-urban-fantasy. So stop reading, and go get your copy now. Still not convinced? Let me share some more details then. What to Expect Black City Saint is the first novel in the series from Richard Knaak. Set against the back-drop of Prohibition-era Chicago, Nick Medea […]

After I first published Murder In Absentia and started to receive fan feedback, one common comparison (which I’ve since adopted) was that Felix feels a bit like Harry Dresden in a Toga. That made me curious to learn more, and I’ve since started to read the books. This post is about my impressions of this […]