• Blog,  Book Release

    It’s a date

    YAY! After lots of toing and froing, tweaks and adjustments, hair pulls and yells for help, my book Ball Or Nothing has a publication date – it will be on Amazon from Friday, July 19. Well, that’s the hope. You see, it’s not an exact science this launching a book on Amazon malarkey. Once you have uploaded all your files, approved the online proof and double-checked via a hard copy proof, you are just one click away from publication. That’s where I’m at now. I just press a button and it can go live….in up to 72 hours. When I released The Long And The Short Short Of It in…

  • Blog,  Book Release

    What’s Ball Or Nothing?

    Ah! My long-awaited first novel Ball Or Nothing. It’s been a love-hate relationship since I first had the idea for the novel the best part of a decade ago. There has been blood, sweat and tears shed over the laptop over these past 10 years (plus plenty of time distracted by getting Southend United into the Premier League on Football Manager). But I got there in the end. A short synopsis of the book is that our hero, Richie Price, has been booted out by his missus, Julie, and is desperate to win her back. He surmises that all women love a rich footballer – but how do you become…