Posted on May 7, 2018May 7, 2018Categories Grumpy Badger Guides   Leave a comment on Launch Parties and Torsos

Launch Parties and Torsos

So, I had my launch party for my latest release.  I didn’t want to do the usual, author takeover, marketing spam thing, it’s been done and overdone, and no-one’s interested, so, instead I asked my friend A. M. Leibowitz to torso bomb the event.  Regular visitors to my site will remember The Grumpy Badger Guide to Book Covers, where we took some (genuine) advice we were given about torsos on book covers improving sales, and satirised that baby to death. Well, not quite to … Continue reading “Launch Parties and Torsos”

Posted on April 8, 2018September 13, 2018Categories Grumpy Badger Guides 3 Comments on The Grumpy Badger Guide to Book Covers

The Grumpy Badger Guide to Book Covers

“Say good-bye to ‘Put a bird on it;’ say hello to ‘Put a torso on it.’ “If you want your book to sell as well as Woodward’s, do what he did* and put a strategic torso on the cover. Clepitt & Liebowitz break it down in this easy-to-understand primer.” *This part might be a lie. — The Wall Street Bull (@TheWallStBull) September 13, 2018 Welcome to another epic collaboration by A. M. Leibowitz and C H Clepitt, the team that … Continue reading “The Grumpy Badger Guide to Book Covers”

Posted on January 28, 2018June 19, 2020Categories Grumpy Badger Guides 5 Comments on The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Dinosaur Erotica

The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Dinosaur Erotica

Featuring special guest writer A.M. Leibowitz. Well, it turns out Dino-porn is a thing. Like a real thing. People write books about humans having sex with dinosaurs, and it has a following.  There are people who want to read about people having sex with dinosaurs.  In the spirit of education, I have teamed up with intrepid author A.M. Leibowitz, who is a braver badger than me, to create this handy how to guide for writing your very own dino-porn.  I … Continue reading “The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Dinosaur Erotica”

Posted on April 28, 2017January 28, 2018Categories Grumpy Badger Guides   Leave a comment on The Grumpy Badger Guide to Getting Online Attention

The Grumpy Badger Guide to Getting Online Attention

You voted, this is what you want to know about, so here it is! What do you think my next “Grumpy Badger Guide” should be on? #woofwoofwednesday #amwriting #HowTo — The Grumpy Badger (@BadgersTweetToo) April 19, 2017   Today’s Grumpy Badger Guide focuses on how to get attention on social media. Clearly there are lots of you out there struggling with getting adequate online attention, feeling unloved, dejected, in need of a virtual stroke.  Fear not, the Grumpy Badger Guide … Continue reading “The Grumpy Badger Guide to Getting Online Attention”

Posted on March 28, 2017January 28, 2018Categories Grumpy Badger Guides 1 Comment on The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Erotica

The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Erotica

Grumpy Badger guides are going to be a new section of Newsnibbles, where Badger will write “How To” guides on request. Having mentioned to several friends that I have now inadvertently ended up editing not one, but TWO erotica novels, (not on purpose, not my genre of choice, I did not need to know ANY of that about the authors’ inner workings), I now feel that I am amply qualified to write a how to guide, on producing an erotic … Continue reading “The Grumpy Badger Guide to Writing Erotica”