Halloween special: a whole horror story from this amazing new book

Wednesday is Halloween and if you are anywhere near west Northamptonshire (England) and want to share some spine-creeping stories in one of the spookiest locations you’ve ever seen the night before, on Oct 30th, read on. And if you’re thousands of miles away but love the horror genre, take a long hard look at this book. Details here.

The Second Corona Book of Horror StoriesTo give you a flavour of the event – and the anthology – here follows my own story contribution in its gory entirety. As if only to make things even more horrifying I will actually be at this event and will be reading the story to the audience…

Whatever you’re doing, have an utterly gruesome Halloween. Enjoy.

Upside Down

by Suzan St Maur

Silence.

Then a few creaking sounds.

Then some mooing. Eldred opened his eyes, but saw no cows. [Read more…]

How to write copy to sell a book of poems? Write more poems.

How to write better book marketing comms … When I started promoting my latest book, Mischieverse, a friend challenged me to write original verses to advertise it and accompany the silly photos I’ve been shooting of the book’s cover. Not being one to back off a challenge (and I love writing rhymes anyway), I got down to it.

Hilarious gift for the Holidays - "Mischieverse," by Suzan St Maur

How to promote a book of naughty poetry … do what it says on the tin

Now the same friend has suggested I publish all the short promotional verses because they’re quite entertaining in their own right. I didn’t argue. Enjoy…

Sharing Mischieverse, with the universe

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