It’s the Oxford Literary Festival this week. That’s the one from which Philip Pullman recently resigned as a patron over the festival’s refusal to pay its authors. But lurking in the shadows is an alternative literary festival: Not the Oxford Literary Festival, so last night I headed into Oxford, dodging the torrential rain showers, to attend a dark fiction event at the Albion Beatnik bookshop on Walton Street.Continue Reading
This week I’m delighted to have an interview with fellow indie author Kate M. Colby and I’d like to say a huge thank you to Kate for taking the time to answer my questions. Kate is the author of the terrific new adult steampunk dystopian novel The Cogsmith’s Daughter, the first in the Desertera series and has recently published 100 General Creative Writing Prompts so you never need be stuck for your next writing idea! You can find out more about Kate and her books at her website katemcolby.com.Continue Reading
I thought it was about time I got myself a self-hosted website to take my author business to the next level. So I’ve moved from margaritamorris.wordpress.com to margaritamorris.com. I’m still settling in and getting used to the new place, but it’s starting to feel like home.
Most importantly, I didn’t want to lose all my lovely blog followers, so I’ve migrated you all over to my new site. I followed all the instructions, so fingers crossed it has worked and you’ll receive this!
Here are some of my top recommendations for books on publishing and marketing.Continue Reading