Tag: humour

What If This Blog Were A Book, And Got New Pants

What If This Blog Were A Book, And I Was Trying To Sell It

I’m always banging on about book marketing and book sales, the good and the bad, the glaringly obvious and the borderline insane. But if this blog were a book, how would I sell it? Would I be able to sell it at all? Of course I wouldn’t. In other news, the blog gets new pants.

Had Enough Grip-Lit? 20 New Book Genres To Make You Sound Cool

The Most Effective 5-Minute Workout In The World (Which EVEN YOU Can Do, Fatty!)

I am sick to the back teeth (ew) of people going on about ‘grip-lit’. Not the genre. The term. We can’t get rid of it. We can only try to outshine it. For that reason, Ladies and Gentlemen: I give you Wick-Lit, Flip-Lit and Crick-Lit. Go forth with them, and prosper.

Your Annual Review Of Things That Haven’t Happened Yet

Let's NOT Call It Up-Lit: Your Fiction Prescription For A World Gone Bonkers

Time for my now-annual tradition of reviewing the events of the book world before anything has actually happened, because I’ll be far too busy in December 2016 – smiting my enemies and sewing appliqué onto my elbow patches, etc – to do it after events have passed. This also saves you time: after reading this, you needn’t bother with the end of this year at all. Isn’t that wonderful?