♦ Love Middle Grade Actually ♦ 14 books ♦ 14 authors ♦ Great Prizes incl. a Kindle Fire ♦

      I know I'm not the only one around that says, I LOVE MIDDLE GRADE ACTUALLY.  The truth is, it's really a genre that spans the generations. It opens up adventures and experiences for kids who dare to read, and it reminds adults of the dreams that they had in their childhood. It's … Continue reading ♦ Love Middle Grade Actually ♦ 14 books ♦ 14 authors ♦ Great Prizes incl. a Kindle Fire ♦

My most amazing invention – The Paperback – Come see its splendour!

Earlier this year I ran a post that shared my marvellous new invention ... 'The Paperback'. At the same time I launched a paperback version of The Golden Scarab which was welcomed across the world with festivals, public holidays and celebrations that made the Royal Wedding and the Olympics look pale in comparison. Since the … Continue reading My most amazing invention – The Paperback – Come see its splendour!

The Great Goodreads Shelve-me To-read Giveaway

Here's an exciting event for those of you who are members of Goodreads. I thought I'd try a new way to giveaway. It may have been done before, but I've never seen it. So if this is the first time, then I'm proud to be the inventor. I'm calling it "The Great Shelve-me To-read Giveaway" … Continue reading The Great Goodreads Shelve-me To-read Giveaway

A change is as good as a holiday!

Well ..... you know the saying "A change is as good as a holiday." In my opinion (just between you and me), a holiday is much much much much much better. My mind is forever creating stuff, and whenever I finish something I can't help but look at it again and again, and try to find … Continue reading A change is as good as a holiday!

What is the main thing that helps you decide to buy and read a book?

This is just a short post to try to find the answer to a very mysterious and perplexing question.  Rather than a long post about a subject, I thought it may be a nice change to have a post that will be more interactive. What is the main thing that helps you decide to buy … Continue reading What is the main thing that helps you decide to buy and read a book?

Where does ‘word of mouth’ hang out?

I thought it was time to revisit this earlier post, update it and send it on out just incase Word of Mouth reads it. As a new blogger I need to try to think of things that would be interesting to others in a blog. Now I know I'm not the first to have this … Continue reading Where does ‘word of mouth’ hang out?

Book Giveaway – Win a signed paperback copy or a Kindle copy

          Goodreads Book Giveaway                 Quest One. The Golden Scarab by S.W. Lothian Giveaway starts April 25, 2012 - ends May 09, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Signed paperback copy - Australian Goodreads members only. New Blog Follower Giveaway During the same dates as the Goodreads Giveaway all new blog followers will be in … Continue reading Book Giveaway – Win a signed paperback copy or a Kindle copy

Kindle e-Books for iPad, iPhone & iPod

Since launching Quest One. The Golden Scarab for Kindle it's been quite daunting knowing that my story is actually finally out there.  I'm constantly thinking of what the readers are thinking about my story.  Time will tell I guess Now, I know that my book is a great read. But I really would love it … Continue reading Kindle e-Books for iPad, iPhone & iPod

An Amazing New Idea – A Paperback Book

Quest One, The Golden Scarab - Paperback proofYesterday was a very awesome day. It was a day that I'll always remember. It was the day that the proof for the print version of my book arrived. As a writer you put in countless hours to develop a story full of great characters with an exciting … Continue reading An Amazing New Idea – A Paperback Book

Book Review – Goodreads and Amazon – 5 Stars

***** 5 Stars - A Delightful Action/Adventure February 20, 2012 By pdxreader - Amazon This review is for: Quest One. The Golden Scarab (The Quest Series) (Kindle Edition) This debut from S.W. Lothian is a thoroughly delightful adventure story aimed at children in the 9-14 age range but also will be enjoyed by adults who, … Continue reading Book Review – Goodreads and Amazon – 5 Stars