Tag Archives: In Many Ways

Waxing Lyrical

I’ve written a wee guest post for fellow Scottish author Sinclair Macleod about ten lyrics that I really admire. Why not take a look and see if any of my choices grab you too? Cheers for letting me loose on … Continue reading

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You’ve Been Had!

In the process of writing, you learn constantly – from yourself and others. There are lots of great blogs and books out there helping you to improve your grammar, sentence structure, plot, character development and anything else you can imagine … Continue reading

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Driving Me Mad!

I do a lot of driving these days – 37,000 miles in the past twelve months. I think that this, combined with my clean licence and twenty five years of experience, qualify me to write this rant! There are two … Continue reading

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A Rush of Inspiration

I’ve been playing bass guitar since I was about thirteen years old. When I started out I was hugely influenced by Geddy Lee from the Canadian rock band Rush. As a novice, I struggled to play along with their seminal … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Twitter (M)User

Soon after the release of my first novel in August 2011 I was encouraged by the publisher to join Twitter. The rationale: it’s a free marketing tool, with a proven track record for helping people promote their books. I have … Continue reading

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That Robinson Crusoe Feeling

Well, it finally happened. I have been Castaway on the Lost Island of Books. Find out how I am coping by visiting Felicity Lennie’s blog. http://t.co/phqOHYW Water, water everywhere…well, it is summer in Scotland after all! Peter Carroll Bookmark on … Continue reading

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The Sweater Curse

I have been interviewed by Leanne Dyck on her blog. Hop on over there to find out what she asked and how I replied. http://sweatercursed.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/please-welcome-author-peter-carroll.html Peter Carroll Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Google+ share … Continue reading

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Do Freebies Work?

Embarking on a ‘career’ as an indie author is exciting and frustrating in almost equal measure. Exciting probably edges it though. In a quest to learn what makes books sell, you find millions of words flowing towards you like some … Continue reading

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Who Let The Dogs Out?

Well, I did actually! After many months of writing, editing and all the other things it takes to get a novel published, I am finally able to let Pandora’s Pitbull off the leash! Head over to Amazon.co.uk from the link … Continue reading

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Maybe I Am An Author!

At the beginning of January 2012 I made my 1000th sale of ‘In Many Ways’. You may be thinking to yourself that’s not a huge amount really. In comparison to Stephen King or Ian Rankin…it’s paltry. However, I am not … Continue reading

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