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by Wolfshead
Sun June 11th, 2017, 12:46 pm
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: What audiobooks are you listening to?
Replies: 52
Views: 4169

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Second Patrick Rothfuss (UK narration). I'm about two-thirds of the way through. There has been criticism that, as with the GRR Martin novels, it shows the lack of editorial control and therefore suffers from 'bloat', but it's not too bad. There was a fairly long over-blown section that seems to ha...
by Wolfshead
Sun June 11th, 2017, 12:43 pm
Forum: Audiobooks
Topic: The Great Courses
Replies: 3
Views: 2078

Re: The Great Courses

The King Arthur one is good. Some of them are a bit dry and need to be listened to in short chunks.
by Wolfshead
Sat July 9th, 2016, 12:32 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn
Replies: 2
Views: 4775

Re: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn

Here's my review for another of her's in the same series (I had an advance copy but it's been out for a while now):

https://stevenamckay.com/2015/03/15/lad ... nn-review/
by Wolfshead
Sat February 13th, 2016, 3:44 pm
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Amazon Audible?
Replies: 12
Views: 2128

Re: Amazon Audible?

I got an Audible account purely to check out my own audiobooks there, make sure they worked and so on. I didn't think I'd ever become a regular listener, but I have! I'm listening to Bernard Cornwell's newest one now, also bought a Ben Kane one on special offer and last month it was Graham Hancock's...
by Wolfshead
Sat February 13th, 2016, 3:39 pm
Forum: Ask Your Fellow Readers
Topic: Best way to sell used audiobooks
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: Best way to sell used audiobooks

I'd try Craigslist/Gumtree first, then Ebay. Should be able to sell those easy enough.
by Wolfshead
Sat February 13th, 2016, 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading February 2016
Replies: 55
Views: 962

Re: What are you reading February 2016

I'm almost finished listening to Cornwell's Warriors of the Storm. It's pretty good, up to his usual high standard, but I'm still left feeling this should have been wrapped up four or five books ago.
Still worth a listen/read though!
by Wolfshead
Sat August 10th, 2013, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Word count for a novel?
Replies: 8
Views: 1931

My debut novel is about 97,000 words which, to me seems about ideal - it's long enough to say what has to be said in enough depth, but short enough for people to read quickly without getting fed up (and they can then post a review on Amazon which encourages MORE people to buy it!) That said, one of ...
by Wolfshead
Fri July 5th, 2013, 5:20 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Truly absurd book covers.
Replies: 11
Views: 1416

Ha, some of those (like the Treasure Island one) are amazing! Worse than random.
by Wolfshead
Fri July 5th, 2013, 5:14 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Wolf's Head is now available to buy!
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Oh, any tips on promoting it will be gratefully received!
by Wolfshead
Fri July 5th, 2013, 5:10 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Wolf's Head is now available to buy!
Replies: 1
Views: 910

Wolf's Head is now available to buy!

http://stevenamckay.wordpress.com/buy-books/


Wolf's Head is my new look at the well-worn Robin Hood myths and legends, set in 1321.
I've just published it in the past couple of days, so I'm very excited, please take a look. :)

Two 5 star reviews on Amazon already!

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