This Day in Music Books have launched their new website. You can view details on The Dead Straight Guide to Queen and order a signed copy here.
Yesterday I was interviewed by Pete Mitchell again, this time for a Virgin Radio documentary on the Bohemian Rhapsody biopic, which premieres at the end of October. We talked about the period of Queen’s history covered by the film, from Freddie’s birth and childhood, to the formation of Queen and events up to and including…Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody biopic interview
The digital edition of ‘The Dead Straight Guide To Queen’ is now available from: Amazon – The Dead Straight Guide to Queen (Dead Straight Guides) Kindle Edition Apple iTunes – The Dead Straight Guide to Queen iBook Google Play / Google Books – The Dead Straight Guide to Queen eBook I haven’t had a chance…Continue reading Digital edition of ‘The Dead Straight Guide To Queen’
I’ve had a busy few days doing radio interviews to promote The Dead Straight Guide To Queen. I did fourteen interviews on Wednesday at Media City Salford, recorded another podcast with Pete Mitchell yesterday and three interviews at BBC Radio Sheffield this morning, followed by two telephone interviews from home this afternoon. I’ve got another telephone…Continue reading I’m going slightly Radio Ga Ga!
The Dead Straight Guide To Queen has started shipping to shops. It should be available in HMV stores in the UK straight away. I’m still waiting to hear from Red Planet Publishing regarding other outlets. I’ve received my first shipment for family and friends; all copies are already spoken for, so I’ll be placing another…Continue reading The book’s in the shops
Proofreading can only fix so much. In my case, what it didn’t find all starts with a tale of two vans – proofreading can’t help me now… Putting off the inevitable It’s several weeks since the editing and proofreading process for The Dead Straight Guide To Queen ended and it went off to the printers.…Continue reading A tale of two vans – proofreading and beyond
Just over a week ago, when The Dead Straight Guide To Queen was released on Amazon, the publishers pointed out to Amazon that they’d listed the book with an incorrect description. Somehow they’d managed to list it with a description for The Dead Straight Guide To The Jam, which was released on the same day.…Continue reading Would you like Jam on that?
I did two interviews with the great Pete Mitchell this morning: on the 40th anniversary of News of the World and The Dead Straight Guide To Queen. There will be a bit more promotional activity over the next few weeks, with the book available on Amazon now and arriving in shops at the end of…Continue reading First book interviews
The book has left the printers and the distributors will be sending it out next week. Meanwhile the print-on-demand version of The Dead Straight Guide To Queen is already available from Amazon. I ordered a copy so I can check it over and it arrived this morning. Red Planet Publishing will be ramping up publicity…Continue reading New Amazon delivery