News during 2018


Beverly Hilton

16 October 2018 - Just got back from Hollywood

I have just arrived home from Los Angeles where I spent a long weekend making my pitch to 21 Hollywood film executives at the Beverly Hilton.


Rubery Book Award

3 October 2018 - International Rubery Book Awards

My book has been shortlisted in the Non-fiction category of the 2018 International Book Awards.

Check out all awards HERE

and all reviews HERE


 

12 September 2018 - The audio-book is now available!!

The audio-book version of Blades of Grass is now downloadable from Amazon's Audible website. Click here.


BEA

26 June 2018 - Book Excellence Awards Announced!!

Another award! Today I received the wonderful news that I have been announced as a Book Excellence Award finalist in the Biography category !!!!

Check out all awards HERE


NIEA

23 May 2018 - National Indie Excellence Awards Announced!!

My book on show at the Word on the Street Book Festival in Toronto, Canada.

Check out all awards HERE


NGIBA

17 May 2018 - Next Generation Indie Book Awards Finalists Announced!!<

Today I received the joyous news that I have been announced as a finalist in NGIBA's Biography category !!!!

Check out all awards HERE


Lavidge

11 May 2018 - Publicity campaign coming to an end

LAVIDGE is currently winding up the campaign by following up previously pitched media.


Lavidge

2 May 2018 - Publicity campaign continues

LAVIDGE is this week focused on pitching to media based in Finland as well as following up previously pitched media.


Lavidge

26 April 2018 - Publicity campaign continues

LAVIDGE is this week focused on targeted pitching to media publications focused on Foreign Conflict, Human Rights and Social Issues and targeted pitching to English speaking media publications in China as well as to History and Chinese/Asian interest publications in UK, North America, Australia and New Zealand.


LA Festival

21-22 April 2018 - Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

I had a great time at the festival meeting lots of people and signing my book for them.


Lavidge

12 April 2018 - Publicity campaign continues

LAVIDGE is this week targeting media in the areas around Los Angeles and Hollywood prior to the LA Times Festival of Books which I'll be attending in just over a week's time.


Lavidge

4 April 2018 - Publicity campaign starts

Over the next couple of months an extensive publicity campaign is being conducted by LAVIDGE. Yesterday a press release was posted on PrWeb which has already been picked up by a range of news sites.


Readers' Favorite 5 Star

27 March 2018 - 5-Star rated Review

Today I received a 5-Star rated review from Readers' Favorite which you can read HERE

Check out all awards HERE

and all reviews HERE


LA Festival

8 March 2018 - Book signing in LA 21-22 April

Next month I will be visiting Los Angeles to attend the LA Times Festival of Books 2018 where I will be having book signing sessions on both days of the event (21 & 22 April 2018)


 

6 March 2018 - Re-publishing

Blades of Grass has now been re-published in two volumes, making for a more comfortably sized book to handle.


 

1 March 2018 - Audio-book version

Blades of Grass will soon be available to download as an audio-book.


YouTube

28 February 2018 - Cinema advertising

Advertising in cinemas in Australia will soon commence.