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All The Fun Of The Fair

Despite a head cold and losing my voice once or twice I survived the London Book Fair! Held over three days at the very impressive Olympia in London, the Fair focused on everything book-related – from humble indie authors to … Continue reading

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London Book Fair 2015

Last year, Amazon’s UK-based Kindle Direct Publishing very kindly invited me to be part of their team at the London Author Fair. It was a fantastic and unforgettable experience. I really enjoyed meeting not only the lovely KDP people but … Continue reading

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The Author Evolution

Over the last three years that my self-published books have been available on Amazon, I’ve had a steady stream of emails or Facebook messages from unpublished writers asking for publishing advice. Some want to know what the shortcut is to … Continue reading

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The Day the Universe Changed

‘It was the best of times, it was the worst of times’ – the iconic beginning to Dickens’ tale of contrasts, and an exact description of the last twelve months of my life . . . On a drab day … Continue reading

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Crossing Lines – Audiobook Release

It’s been five months in the making, but I’m thrilled to announce that “Crossing Lines” – (Gabe Quinn Thriller #2) is now available in audio format as a downloadable audiobook from Amazon, Audible and iTunes, and it sounds even better … Continue reading

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The Four Kindleers

History was made this week when four of the rising stars of the Brit Indie thriller writing scene joined forces to hatch out plans for word domination over faux Pimms and Eaton mess at The Clarence Pub on Whitehall, London. … Continue reading

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Gabe Has Found His Voice!

It’s been four months in the making, but I’m thrilled to announce that “Killing Hope” – (Gabe Quinn Thriller #1) is now available in audio format as a downloadable audiobook from Amazon, Audible and iTunes, and it sounds absolutely amazing! … Continue reading

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3 Milestones in 3 Months

So far, 2014 has thrown up a few really nice surprises from out of the blue, not least of which are three major milestones in my self-publishing career. Just in case you have a life and missed them, here they … Continue reading

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“Killing Hope” in Amazon’s Best Kindle Books of 2013

My hat’s off to Gabe Quinn. It’s been a great year for the Celebrity Cop cum FBI consultant with a badge in more ways than one. October saw the highly-anticipated new release of his third instalment – in the form … Continue reading

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Introducing – Author Interviews

Some time ago, I set about adding Author Interviews to the keithhoughton.com website – partly to give new and emerging Indie Authors a voice for their fans, but mostly to introduce them to you, my own readership. Although there are … Continue reading

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An Englishman in Cebu

On returning from a typhoon trip to the Philippines to visit family I am struck with the deafening realisation that England has become deathly quiet in my absence. The streets are empty, the pavements spacious and the verges clutter-free. A … Continue reading

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How The Fonz and my Granddaughters Saved the Planet

“By the time I realised my father was right, I had a son telling me I was wrong.” Henry Winkler Every generation thinks it knows better than the last. We thought it ourselves. And live to hear it echoed by … Continue reading

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