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A Life Singular – Part Four is ready and waiting!

Woohoo! Part Four is finished, out and proud 🙂  Please check the store page for details.  As soon as CreateSpace has reviewed the files, I’ll publish the Amazon ASIN.  Thank you for being patient while my life got in the way of writing deadlines! For a sneak preview, please check here.

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Ending the year with good news!

Season’s greetings! With everyone winding down now for a well-deserved break, some by the fire and some on the beach, I am humbled to announce three pieces of great news for my writing. Firstly, “A Life Singular – Part One” has been judged a Notable Indie Book in the 2014 Shelf Unbound Writing Competition (http://issuu.com/shelfunbound/docs/shelf_unbound_december-january_2015), and I …
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Work-in-Progress

This post represents my final leap on the current round of Ruth Snyder’s Blog Hop, where we are all presenting our Works-in-Progress.  I have enjoyed being part of this bouncing band of blogging bookists, and hope we have more opportunities in the future to air our extremely diverse views!  If you have enjoyed these fortnightly blasts too, …
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Genre – the bane of my writing life

Hello to everyone finally officially in Spring from me in Autumn / Fall.  To combat the reverse envy I’m now sensing, at least Melbourne has a long weekend for Labour Day. 🙂 This fortnight’s post for Ruth Snyder’s Blog Hop is “My Favo(u)rite Genre”.  Again, I fail miserably to fit into mainstream thinking on this …
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New interview on the writing of the “A Life Singular” serial from Self-Publisher’s Showcase

Hello everyone, I have been fortunate to be interviewed by Self-Publisher’s Showcase about my writing.  They asked some particularly relevant and challenging questions – a very interesting exercise! Please check it out at:  http://selfpublishersshowcase.com/interview-lorraine-pestell-a-life-singular-author/ Thanks, Lorraine

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Great, new, professionally-designed covers!

Very exciting!  Thanks to the wonderful Ida Jansson of Amygdala Design in Norway, here are the covers for all six parts of my serial “A Life Singular”. If you’re looking for a creative partner, I can’t recommend Ida highly enough!

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Re-blogged interview from my host, The Complete Self-Publishing Indie Authors Resource Site

Hello! The end of January already!  Where did that month go? I’m halfway through my first book blog tour, put together by Fire and Ice (please see this link for the remaining dates).  Today’s stop is at The Complete Self-Publishing Indie Authors Resource Site (http://selfpublishingindieauthors.blogspot.com.au/), whom I thank for publishing my Qs&As.  Here is a transcript, which …
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My first book blog tour is live!

Hi all, Hope life is treating you well.  Yesterday (Australian time) saw the first day of my month-long book blog tour.  I have never done one of these before, so I’m looking forward to it immensely. If you’re interested, please check out the following site:  http://fireandicebooktours.wordpress.com/2014/01/04/contemporary-fiction-book-tour-and-giveaway-a-life-singular-part-one-by-lorraine-pestell-tour-dates-12114-21814/ I’m giving away an e-book version of “A Life …
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E-book Freebies !!

Thanks very much to everyone for supporting me in my author efforts this year.  This post is to let you know that both Part One and Part Two of the A Life Singular serial will be available from Amazon for free on 7th and 8th January 2014, from their regular price of $3.99. The link …
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An Amazon author – how exciting!

Since making “A Life Singular – Part One” available via Kindle Direct Publishing, I now have an Amazon Author’s Page – amazon.com/author/lorrainepestell .  Does this mean I’m now an author?!?!

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