A write old life.

Dougie Brimson. Author, screenwriter, serial moaner.

Author 1, Trolls 0.


A little under 18 months ago, I wrote a blog about my experiences with some trolls on the Amazon forums. I won’t go into too many details (if you want … Continue reading

March 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

Why part of me hopes Watford don’t win promotion to the EPL.


I am, as many people will know, a Watford supporter. And as anyone who follows the great game will know, this coming weekend could well see my little club return … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

How NOT to sell your eBook.


This morning, whilst staring out of the window at the white-out that karma is continuing to inflict on me to keep me off my motorbike as punishment for my former ill-deeds, it … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

How I discovered the most unique eBook marketing tactic ever.


My previous blog regarding eBook marketing generated a quite astonishing response and in doing so, inspired me take a fresh look at my own performance in an effort to examine … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 3 Comments

The one fact all authors should know about eBook marketing.


Writing is, by its very nature, an odd profession. After all, if you strip it back to basics it involves spending most of your time on your own making up … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · 11 Comments

Authors need love too (and a bit of help sometimes).


As a twitter obsessive (@dougiebrimson if you didn’t know) I see a lot of tweets relating to both writing and publishing many of which contain links to articles or blogs. Generally these … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Everything you wanted to know about being the ex football hooligan author Dougie Brimson (but were afraid to ask)


As I sit here, pondering my navel and doing pretty much anything I can to avoid actually writing, I often stumble across things which not only make me laugh, but … Continue reading

December 11, 2012 · 1 Comment