THE FICTION FACTORY BLOG

Welcome to The Fiction Factory - a blog that Ben's being writing on the side since he was a lot younger and a lot prettier. The Factory is smorgasbord of blogs and videos about Ben's progress as an indie author, his research and creative processes, news about new books, self-publishing advice, and whatever else he stumbles across on the internet – usually cat gifs.

December 3, 2016

Here's another video for all you #NaNoWriMo2016-ers. Now that November's finished, what's next for you? I chat about a few paths you can take once you've finished your book.

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May 26, 2016

 

 

A few weeks ago I received a Facebook message from a young writer who we'll call Barnabas for the sake of anonymity. Here it is: 

 

“Hi Mr Ben, my name's Barnabas and I've never actually read any of your books but I do write fantasy myself. I am still currently in scho...

February 23, 2016

Today I'm very pleased to share The Fiction Factory with another fantasy author, the upcoming Michael R. Miller, who is here to share his self-publishing story and how we published his book using a publishing company called Acorn, one of the good guys. Here's his story...

February 17, 2016

 

As a self-publishing consultant I'm often asked what my top tip is when it comes to publishing your own books. As it always proves a little tough to narrow down on one tip, I've written out my top five for you instead. Whether you're a NaNoWriMo winner who's wondering...

July 24, 2015

I'm very pleased to announce that Bloodmoon, the second book in the Scarlet Star Trilogy, has been released, and is now available to buy!

 

I'm extraordinarily pleased on two fronts. Firstly, it's the fastest I've ever written and published a book, released barely 7...

March 18, 2014

Right! Time for a little update, methinks.

 

There are two things to tell you about today - first, the paperback release of Shelf Help - The Pocket Guide to Self-Publishing, and secondly, an update on The Written graphic novel. Shelf Help’s up first.

 

I released the eBook...

February 18, 2014

That's right! Shelf Help - The Pocket Guide to Self-Publishing is now available to pre-order for the 28th of February! Thanks to the great people over at Kobo Books, you can now buy Shelf Help ahead of the release date, and get it delivered as soon as it hits midnight!...

February 10, 2014

It gives me great pleasure to announce the imminent arrival of my newest book! Shelf Help – The Pocket Guide To Self-Publishing will be hitting the stores at the end of February 2014.

 

This Shelf Help guide is the culmination of several months of very hard work indeed....

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