Posts Tagged serialised novels
Like Ruby – Episode 3 nearly here
Posted by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris in Audrey Niffenegger, My Memories of a Future Life, piano, podcast, serialised fiction, The time Traveller' sWife on September 11, 2011
‘Compelling, well told and hugely entertaining’
‘Beautiful, simple, evocative’
‘Delves into the dangerous powers of mind over matter’
‘Part 2 was even better than part 1’ – Andrew Rollings, Facebook
‘Is it the 12th yet?’ Rebecca Allan, Facebook
‘What do I have to do to get parts 3 and 4 NOW?!’ Matt Kelland, Facebook
Tomorrow. Or just a few ticks after midnight, you can download episode 3, Like Ruby.
You can find episode 1 here, episode 2 here and you can try the first four chapters on a free audio here
Rachmaninov and Ruin – episode 2 up tomorrow
Posted by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris in Audrey Niffenegger, My Memories of a Future Life, piano, podcast, serialised fiction, The time Traveller' sWife on September 4, 2011
Written like a poet, with the depth of a well-glazed canvas Terre Britton on Twitter
Damn you can write well!! Didn’t look up once on my hour-long bus ride home! Amanda Glass-Watson, Facebook
I ended up reading it through in one sitting and found myself wanting immediately to know what happened next upon reaching the end of the episode. Andrew Rollings, Amazon review
Roll on September 5 and Episode #2 Matt Kelland, Amazon review
It’s been a heady week, letting my book fend for itself in the wilds at long last. And not a little nail-biting. I can’t tell you how delighted I am by the postive vibes you’ve been sending me, in comments, tweets, blog mentions, emails and reviews. Thank you.
My idea to release the novel as four episodes attracted the attention of a publisher… because they’d been cooking up the same idea. We had a good laugh about great minds thinking alike and decided to celebrate with a joint post on their blog. My novel also had a spot on Dorothy Dreyer’s blog We Do Write, where she asked about my inspirations, what part of the writing was easiest and what was hardest.
So Episode 2, Rachmaninov and Ruin, is limbering up for release on Amazon at midnight tonight. You can find episode 1 here and you can try the first four chapters on a free audio here
Have fun, and wear your white gloves
Download free audio of the first 4 chapters
Posted by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris in My Memories of a Future Life, podcast on September 1, 2011
You can listen to the first four chapters right now!
Download now – this link will take you to a google Docs page and you can download the MP3. file size is 12MB.
If that file is too big, there’s a more compressed version here, but the sound quality isn’t as good. Try the other one first!
You can also stream it here at Soundcloud:
Special thanks to Barry Brimer at BeOriginal.com for masterful file compression and for bringing the text alive with footsteps, thunderstorms, passing trains and a soupcon of piano. If you need a sound file sweetened (as they call it in the trade), he’s your guy.
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‘Brimming with ideas… a wonderful literary journey’
Posted by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris in My Memories of a Future Life on August 31, 2011
It’s early days yet for formal reviews, but My Memories of a Future Life Episode 1 is already getting a buzz.
‘Here’s a book we just love that’s brimming with ideas – a wonderful literary journey’ said Dan Holloway on Twitter. Dan went on to give me a whole post on eightcuts, his provocatively interesting lower-case blog where he champions ‘extraordinary literature‘
Here’s a selection of what you’ve been telling me around the ether:
I got 3/4 of the way through The Red Season last night. I’m enjoying the read, and looking forward to finishing it tonight. I’m hooked! Daniel Marvello, Nail Your Novel blog
Great read! Gene Lempp on Twitter
Reading Roz’s book. Magnificent. There’s a reason Roz is the writing guru. Like watching Yoda whip out a light saber. Thank you for making literary fiction entertaining Kevin McGill on Twitter
Thank you also for your emails as you’re reading, your speculations and ‘well I nevers’, and a very special mention to the fellow who is documenting a strange and beguiling process of transformation…
Three.. two… one… first episode is awake
Posted by Roz Morris @Roz_Morris in My Memories of a Future Life on August 30, 2011
Episode 1 – The Red Season – is now up and has its first review! ‘Groundbreaking fiction – expect the unexpected’, says writer, fiction editor, and author of The Art & Craft of Fiction, Victoria Mixon.
I’m not necessarily going to blog every single review – but this first one, which sends the book out on its maiden voyage, is very special. Thank you, Victoria.