December 28, 2011 in Dag

A Daggy New Year to All

Well can you believe it? 2011 is almost over. And what an amazing year it’s been. Hard to believe that this time last year: I’d never self-published a book. I didn’t even own a kindle. I’d never been on Twitter or Facebook. I hadn’t even heard of Goodreads. I certainly had no plans to start

December 20, 2011 in Dag

The Festival of the Books

Well, all the excitement from the Indie Book Blowout is now calming down. But that’s definitely not the end of the festivities. Because Christmas is not the only festival happening right now. It’s time for Hanukkah, and the Festival of the Books. For me, it feels like a really good fit for Dag-Lit Central to

December 14, 2011 in Dag

Indie Book Blowout – Twelve Days of Christmas

Well, we’re now into the final countdown till the arrival of Christmas and the end of the year. But before we get there, there’s one big event, and it’s happening right now. The Indie Book Blowout – Twelve Days of Christmas is running from December 12 until 24th. Over 100 authors have gotten together to

December 11, 2011 in Dag

Guest Post – Darlene Jones

Today I’m delighted to announce another visitor to Dag-Lit Central. Darlene Jones will be talking about her novel, Embattled, and how it stands out from the crowd. So take it away Darlene… In part, Jonathan Gould defines Dag-Lit as something that: “is hard to fit into a box and likes to find its own space,

December 4, 2011 in Dag

A great big experiment

Today, a volcano erupted in our backyard. Nothing too big and frightening. It was actually one of those little science experiment volcanoes, the ones where you mix vinegar and bicarb in a bottle and then watch it fizz out and all around. It was pretty fun. The kids thought it was fantastic (and given I’m