Author Spotlight: Siobhan Clark

The Bandwagon presents Siobhan Clark, author of The Children of Midgard, an historical fiction novel based in the Viking era, and described as "a Norse saga by a woman for women". The year is 961 and King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark has his gaze firmly set on the Western Kingdoms of Norway where his nephew [...]

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In Bloom: My current work-in-progress

Since last autumn, I've been working on my latest project; a full-length, semi-autobiographical novel called In Bloom. I'm currently on my second draft, conducting a full read-through, and getting feedback from beta readers. I'm aiming to have a final draft ready to submit for publication within the next month. I want to talk about In Bloom, [...]

Best Books of 2017

December is here, yay! It's almost Christmas, and 2018 is just around the corner. So it's time for The Bandwagon's best books of 2017! As usual, I've read some absolutely brilliant books this year. It's always difficult to pick a favourite, so I've picked my top 10 books of 2017. The only theme I can [...]

S.N. Lemoing talks about the problem of finding a book cover

As an indie author, I have to do a lot of things by myself, and finding a good cover is one of our worst nightmares - unless you're skilled at graphic design. For those of us who aren’t, we have some solutions: pre-made covers which can be affordable, or attempting photomontage.  As I write about [...]

Weltanschauung: Price drop!

My short story collection, Weltanschauung, has recently been reduced in price! Paperback: £6 | $7 | €6.42 ebook: £3 | $3.86 | €2.99 Also available on Kindle Unlimited. The harbinger, the oddball, the remaining twin… Weltanschauung seeks to open your eyes to different stories, set in different worlds and at different times, but with the same theme in [...]

Introducing: Powerful – Tome 1: The Realm of Harcilor by S. N. Lemoing

The Bandwagon introduces indie author S.N. Lemoing, a fresh feminist voice in the fantasy world. From the author: "Several years ago, I wrote this novel to bring some subjects to the fore, such as diverse and powerful female characters, ecology, different families (single parents, large families, poor and rich backgrounds), and diversity of body types. [...]

Godblind by Anna Stephens

James McStravick reviews Godblind by Anna Stephens. The Mireces worship the bloodthirsty Red Gods. Exiled from Rilpor a thousand years ago, and left to suffer a harsh life in the cold mountains, a new Mireces king now plots an invasion of Rilpor’s thriving cities and fertile earth. Dom Templeson is a Watcher, a civilian warrior guarding [...]