Saturday, 28 May 2016

An exciting month for Philip Davies

Philip S Davies had an exciting April 2016. The month started with a new Two Book Contract arriving from publishers Books to Treasure to release the sequels to Destiny's Rebel, namely Destiny's Revenge in September 2016, and then Destiny's Usurper in the autumn of 2017 to complete the trilogy. The manuscript for Revenge came back with the publisher having thoroughly enjoyed it and asking for no major re-writes (phew!). 

In the meantime, Destiny's Rebel was released as an e-book for Kindle on 15th April, and voted one of the four British Isles Finalists for the SCBWI Crystal Kite Award. Philip also found time to speak in the Blackwell's Marquee at the Oxford Literary Festival on Saturday 9th April, and to appear on a half hour local television chat show on 13th April. 

If this sounds like the sort of writer's life that you would like, then Philip says: "Please keep going, because if I can get this far, then so can you!" 

The book buying link for the Kindle edition is: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01D2FWADE

2 comments:

  1. Well done Philip! I thoroughly enjoyed reading book 1 in the trilogy and so did my son, who is in the target age range for this series. I can't wait to read the next one - there are a number of questions on my mind which I want to see answered! And yes it is encouraging to the rest of us authors to see you succeed, especially as I know about your journey through rejections and disappointment, a journey many of us take.Looking forward to your next book launch at Blackwell's on September!

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    1. Thank you, Sheila. I'm working on the end of the first draft of Book Three at the moment, and can't wait to share each of these stories with the world. I think you know how close they are to my heart!

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