Yesterday (9th September) was paperback release day. What a wonderful feeling to set another creation free in the wide world of books! As it turns out, I can't find it listed anywhere in paperback form, so there must be a little glitch in the system, somewhere. Oh well . . . In any case, I … Continue reading A Specialist at The Recycled Heart – publication day.
I'm fascinated by this. Today I received a note from Amazon 'you may be interested in this, because you were interested in that' kind of thing. It was suggesting I'd be interested in Sheep On The Somme because I'd been looking at the listing. What I found was that the Australian market price of the … Continue reading Amazon and Sheep On The Somme (again)
I wrote a little while back about my surprise to see the Hardcover edition of Sheep On The Somme selling for about $15.00 in the Australian market. It is still around that price - $15.00 for a near 400 page hardcover book is below cost and above amazing, IMO,at least. Today I noticed that some … Continue reading Amazon and those book prices
I'm busily converting one of my books into an ebook, today - nearly done, thank goodness - and checking links to make sur ethey are live and accurate. I was pretty amazed to find the Amazon Australia link showing an extraordinary price - The Hardcover edition at around A$15.18, while th epaperback is showing north … Continue reading Sheep On The Somme – Australia’s turn
Thank you Joy Neal Kidney for a wonderful review of Small Town Kid. It is so marvelous to find that these little stories of childhood in 1960s and 70s Australia resonate with readers in other countries - the United States, in this case. The price of this book in paperback format has dropped by a … Continue reading Small Town Kid – a surprise review
The Garden Black - paperback is released tomorrow! It feels like it's been an age coming. The Number 1 new release in Australian & Oceanian Poetry! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09TX294WX !!!
I noticed last evening that IngramSpark - my printer/distributor for paper edition books - has started to despatch pre-orders of The Garden Black. Anyone who has pre-ordered a copy might be pleased to know that it is on its way. Seeing that took my mind back to the writing of the collection and I recalled … Continue reading The Garden Black – on its way!
My graphic design course is proceeding at pace. End of Term 1 is at the end of next week (so soon!) and I've been enjoying getting instruction and opportunity to develop skills in industry standard graphic design software programs - Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, this term. Next term I'll be introduced to InDesign. It's quite … Continue reading Learning a few Photoshop skills
Thank you, Sally Cronin for a wonderful review of The Garden Black. This collection is a step toward the surreal and the speculative and I’m delighted that Sally has enjoyed her reading of it.
Follow the link to pop over the The Smorgasbord Magazine Blog and see check out the review.
Thank you, again, Sally.
Here is the Amazon link:
Delighted to share the news of the latest poetry collection by Frank Prem – The Garden Black and other speculations (Free Verse Poetry) – On pre-order for April 29th 2022 in Ebook – 15th April in print.
About the book
The Garden Black poetry collection is a venture into fantasy and speculative fiction based on the dual themes of rain forest and fantasy.
. The rainforest becomes a desert, and then the sea.
. A man in a satellite orbits the earth while playing his violin and pondering. A girl gazes up at the passing light and dances.
. Od Ovo – a youth who is from here, raises the dust of frustrated boredom on a mining asteroid, and cannot believe traveller tales of places where water falls from the sky.
. What colour are the flowers in the Reaper’s garden? They are all colours . . . They are…
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Amazon are doing one of their things. Below is my post on FaceBook to let folk know. If you're in Australia and intereted in poetry or the first world war, I'd grab this. ~ Sheep On The Somme - what a price! I don't usually post book related posts twice in a day, but Amazon … Continue reading Sheep On The Somme – huge discount on Amazon