Earlier this week I completed the first draft of the latest book in the Skidian Chronicles universe, tentatively titled The Island. I am pretty pleased with the effort given I have a more than full time day job and other interests to pursue. I started work in mid August and took a month off over Christmas. […]Read more "The lates from the Skidian Chronicles creative nerve centre."
Hi everyone, I have created a crowd funding campaign on Pledgeme to help pay for the print run of books I did late last year. Click here to go to the campaign page. I am pretty hopeful of success as before I even launch the campaign $70 has already been pledged! This will help fund […]Read more "Crowd Funding Campaign"
Hello from the nerve centre of the Skidian Chronicles creative department. Since my last update I am close to completing the first draft of the latest novel in the Skidian Chronicles series. At one hundred and thirty five thousand words plus, the end is in sight!. As I toil away on the latest book and getting to the […]Read more "An update from the nerve centre of the Skidian Chronicles."
It’s been a while since my last update and this list has grown significantly in that time, so here are a few words of questionable wisdom and a welcome to all my new subscribers. If you are new to the series one of my fans recently described my writing style as Hitch Hikers Guide meets Guardians […]Read more "January 2019 update"
Hello from Skid In my last update I spoke about my identity crisis and the inner turmoil caused by my confusion about the genre I am writing in. More than one person has since reached out and described my writing as Barry Crump (a trail blazing New Zealand writer who gave a voice to our own […]Read more "Hello from Skid – Christmas reading options."
Hi everyone, and a special welcome to the new subscribers to this newsletter. For those of you who have enjoyed the first book in the series, the Kindle version of the second book in the series, The Second Coming, is still reduced in price to USD$0.99. (Note that sometimes the display price is slightly different for […]Read more "Hello from Skid – Keith’s writing projects update."
Good evening. Well, it was Friday night when I started writing this update, but I got distracted with a few beers, and it is now early Saturday morning in this part of the world. Given I have a global audience it could be any time of the day where you are. Firstly, welcome to all […]Read more "Friends of the Skidian Chronicles Update 13/10/18"
Welcome to the new subscribers to this mailing list and thanks for signing up. I hope those of you who have downloaded Skid are enjoying the book and are keen to read the rest of the series. To that end, for the next week or so, I have reduced the price for electronic version of […]Read more "Irregular Update"
Recently I had had an epiphany, and on the back of this revelation have revamped my marketing to raise awareness for my books and drive more sales. You could be reading this blog as a result of my chance encounter with an online marketing guru who has changed my whole approach to promoting my books […]Read more "Friends of the Skidian Chronicles update"
I am quite often asked if I have one of my books handy for people to buy in hard copy or as an ebook. I do have the odd hard copy laying around but I have generally pointed potential fans in the direction of Amazon because that’s the marketplace where I want to grow, prosper, […]Read more "Sales update…..exciting news"