Etikettarkiv: Brother soul sister flame

Lack of patience = lack of relevance

It has happened many times, of course, but now when I’ve actually published a novel it strikes me harder: the apparent lack of patience among readers. ”If the first twenty pages don’t get me hooked I put the book away.” … Läs mer

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The sound of an award

Here are two clips from the Indie Book Awards ceremony in Gothenburg this year. Swedish journalist Helena Frank recorded the ceremony and interviewed me afterwards. And yes, of course it’s in Swedish! Silly question. Here’s the ceremony:   And here’s … Läs mer

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Glory to the brave! Honour to the brave!

This is what it looks like when a self-published author wins third price for his novel. To his left, first price winner Kaj Karlsson and second price winner Lars Ström.

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A good reason to read

It’s over. After an evening full of professional pressure, annoying mistakes and a general feeling of anti-climax, the 2014 election to the Swedish parliament is done. More than half a million Swedes voted for the Swedish Democrats. More men than … Läs mer

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A reviewer not impressed

Ah, there it is, the first somewhat negative review of my novel, Brother soul, sister flame (Broder själ, syster flamma, buy it at Bokus). It’s Swedish writer Eva Holmquist, author of, among other stories, It’s not as easy as you … Läs mer

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Sent and delivered

I have mailed my novel, Brother soul, sister flame, to a new reviewer, connected to LitteraturMagazinet. He has an interesting approach: if he doesn’t like the book he won’t review it, instead he will give me feed-back. The reason is … Läs mer

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Through the primary eye

An e-mail from the publisher has increased my hope substantially! It appears they will publish all four stories in one ”volume” (whatever is it called when it’s an ebook?). Bloody marvelous! The editor will now read the stories again and … Läs mer

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