Do Not Read: This Is Blatant Self Publicity

The Vandal advertising

Now you’ve been warned!. If you don’t like publicity, advertising, selling, marketing or just plain unadulterated begging, STOP READING. Why not visit the CNN or BBC websites instead? Maybe the Onion News? …………………………………………………………….. Pause for decision and your move to another website. …………………………………………………………….. If you are still here, brace yourself for some serious self promotion then. All right. All warnings complete. A bit of background first. You see I have two wonderful young grandsons and well, as you would understand, I like to shower them with gifts at Christmas. Only natural isn’t it? But the problem is that although readers of my books are extremely kind and generous and as

An Author’s Prerogative

books by derek haines

I have a had a number of people asking me about my books. This would seem the best medium to answer some of those questions. Well, it’s my blog, isn’t it? So read on either in interest, or in my vain hope that you might be convinced to try and read one, one day. Just don’t wait until I die though. I have no interest in being a fabulously famous dead author and funding my grandchildren’s expensive taste in vintage wine. The best place to start would be to say from the outset, that I have a writing style that has been compared to pickled onions, olives and anchovies. It