Clare Davidson

Writing without compromise

Things I've learnt in two years of being an author-publisher


First, thanks to Chuck Wendig for the term author-publisher.It's been roughly two years since I published Trinity and what a journey it's been since then. In a couple of weeks, I'll be releasing my fourth book (the third book in the Hidden series) and shortly after that I'll be heading off to WorldCon as a trader.

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Countdown YA Project - Dream Cast for Hidden


One of my favourite book bloggers, Amy Bookworm, helped to get me involved with the Countdown YA Project. Run every month, it helps promote YA books in the month prior to their release. This month, all the books involved are being released on Thursday 7th August.

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Guest Post: Researching Possession by Charlotte L R Kane


After yesterday's reflective post, I'm turning my blog over to a fellow UK author, Charlotte L R Kane. Charlotte's supernatural romance, I Do, has recently been released on Kindle. I asked Charlotte to tell us about one of the supernatural elements in the book.


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Events that put things in perspective


This isn't the post I was going to write today, that one will have to wait.There are times when something happens which makes you open your eyes, look around and put things in perspective. Last night, one of those things happened to me.

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Shrouded Soul Pre-order offer


The release date for Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3) is less than a month away, so I'd like to offer you a special deal on pre-ordering signed paperback copies directly from me.When it's released, the paperback will be available to order via Amazon for £8.


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Shrouded Soul cover reveal


I'm sure everyone knows by now how much I adore my book covers. So far they have all been illustrated by the amazingly talented Bramasta Aji. Make sure you check out more of his work on Deviant Art. He really has excelled himself for the cover for Shrouded Soul (Hidden: Book 3).


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Will I see you at WorldCon?


The biggest, most exciting science fiction and fantasy convention in the world is in London this year. Yes, WorldCon, from August 14th to 18th to be exact. Not only will the winners of the Hugo Awards be announced, but some of the biggest names in fantasy and science fiction are going to be there, including George RR Martin, Joe Abercrombie and Robin Hobb.


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Not giving up is hard


#97546082 / gettyimages.comFor her fifth birthday, my daughter asked for ice skating lessons. Now we've moved, we live close enough to a skating rink for it to be just about possible, but as I had to drive her and sit around in the cold for the lesson, I figured I might as well take them too.

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