COLLECTED SKETCHES

To mark the end of the year, and as a first attempt in the world of self-publishing, I’ve gathered together a collection of short stories and flash fiction from my blog and published it on Amazon Kindle and as a paperback. I hope you can find the time to have a look.

I’m grateful for all the people who visit my blog to read my efforts and encourage me to keep writing – thank you one and all – and I look forward to continuing this adventure with you all.

COLLECTED SKETCHES – Available fromย AMAZON.

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26 responses to “COLLECTED SKETCHES”

  1. Congratulations on publishing a book!

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    1. Many thanks, a worthwhile exercise ๐Ÿ™‚

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  2. Iain! I’ve read the first two stories through the ‘Look Inside’ facility, I was grinning all the way through (even the sad bits). It’s a hell of a way to mark the end of the year.

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    1. Thanks Jac. I’m sure you will have read some of them through my blog, but it seemed like a nice way to gather them all together before starting fresh in the new year! Thanks for your support, Iain.

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      1. I read a quote today from, Buckminster Fuller ~ ‘You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.’ Despite everything, it’s an exciting time to be a writer , mate.

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        1. It’s certainly gratifying that something you write can be read anywhere in the world straightaway, with instant feedback. And then you can get a good old printed copy made too. Hope you have a good Christmas ๐Ÿ™‚

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          1. It’s fantastic. A good Christmas back at you. I’m feeling all Genghis Khan about 2017, so either I’m coming out fighting or I am establishing the largest land based empire the world has ever known. It could go either way.

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  3. Incredible achievement Iain, congratulations.

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  4. That’s awesome! Congratulations! ๐Ÿ™‚ … I was wondering, does Kindle have a rule that you need to delete those blog posts from your site, in order to publish them?

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    1. No, they did query that they were already available but once they were satisfied I was the author and held the copyright then it was acceptable to publish.

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      1. Thank you so much! ๐Ÿ™‚ Congrats once again! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  5. Not before time Iain. Congrats. I will be getting a copy and if you would like to come by and chat to the hamster dudes about your book oin the New Year, please let me know.

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    1. Thanks Shehanne, that’s very nice of you – I’m sure you will have read most of them before on my blog, but it seemed a nice idea to collect them all together before moving on to new projects next year! I’m up for a chat with the hamster dudes in the New Year, you can get in touch whenever suits you. Hope you have a great Christmas ๐Ÿ™‚ x

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      1. Great stuff Iaian. I will be in touch sometime after the big day with the questions. I will also be getting your book then too.

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        1. ๐Ÿ™‚ That’s great – one sale at least, that makes it worthwhile!

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  6. Get yourself out there and let the world know. If you don’t no-one else will. Punt punt xxxx

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  7. Hearty congratulations Iain. Reading your writings have always been a pleasure.
    I would definitely be going through your book shortly.
    Could you run me through the mechanics of getting something like this published. If so, i would indeed be very grateful. Please bear in mind that you need to put it in a step by step manner as i am a bit of a novice in this matter. I shall be greatly obliged if you can mail me at neelanilpanicker@gmail.com. Thanks and wish you a more successes in the coming years. Neel.

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    1. Thanks Neel. I will be happy to reply in the next few days once the busy holiday season is over!

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  8. […] my pleasure to share the news that talented writer and Friday Fictioneer , Iain Kelly has self-published a collection of his short stories onย Amazon. Available on Kindle and inย good […]

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    1. Thanks Lynn, very kind and much appreciated ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. How exciting, good for you!

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