My New Book

I am utterly thrilled, delighted and incredibly proud to be able to tell you that my collection of short, short stories will be published by the fabulous Roast Books in the summer.

More details, including title and release date to follow.

But for now let me just say that I couldn’t be happier to be with the people who brought out two of my favourite books from last year, L. Schick’s, Lizard and A.C. Tillyer’s An A-Z of Possible Worlds.

I am a very happy man.

And really, really bloody excited.

43 Comments on “My New Book

  1.  by  Jane Smith

    Ooops. My first attempt to comment seems to have expired.Many, many congratulations, Nik. I shall take great delight in buying myself a copy of your book; and I will now expect you to contribute to my "How I Got Published" blog series. I will have to have stern words with you if you don't.I am so very pleased for you!

  2.  by  DotSeven

    Nik – that's the best news ever! You deserve it – you're a fabulous writer and I can't wait to read it! xx

  3.  by  Megan

    Yay!!!Oh Nik, that is utterly fantastic news. Can't wait to read it.So pleased for you – Congratulations!!Megan xx

  4.  by  Vanessa Gebbie

    Nik, this is wonderful mavellous news… I love it when my writer friends say 'a new baby is on the way' meaning a new book, really on the way! And with a great publisher. Many many congrats, and save me a signed copy….

  5.  by  Kelly

    Ah you see – I am a good luck talisman. You do me a favour and give me advice, then this happens. Coincidence? I think not!Seriously though, well done, that is amazing news!Kelly

  6.  by  Nik Perring

    Sally, Thank you!Green Ink, thank you too! Hope you like it!Affy-Ann – lovely to meet you. Thank you!Jane – thanks so much. And of course I'd love to!Thanks Jenn. I'm excited too.Caroline, Thanks!And (other Caroline), thank you. You know I mean it, you lovely lady, you!Dot – thanks so much. That means a lot.Thanks WRW – thrilled you think so (but be prepared to be proven wrong!)Cheers Alex. Hope you like it!Thanks Lane!Kim – thank you. Splendid indeed. I'm a very lucky boy.HA ha, Teresa! Aces it is! Supercool in fact!Thanks so much, Megan.Sarah, thank you so much. Not only for this but for (as I said the other day) being a really big part in making me want to spend so much time with short stories.Thanks Sam, muchly!Emily – oh yes!Thanks Anne – you're a proper friend.Thank you Vanessa. Of course! I need maternity clothing I think!Thanks Tania. For everything.Thank you, Debi!Thanks Roger. Seems a long time since The Roman and Taking Comfort, doesn't it? I'm catching you up now! Ha! Thanks Kelly.And Helen, thank you as well. Wow. I'm a bit overcome. Thanks so much, all of you.Nik

  7.  by  Valerie Storey

    Hi Nik, this is the best news I've heard in a long time. Congratulations. Champagne congratulations! Can't wait for the details; I'll be buying a copy for sure. In the meantime, keep celebrating.

  8.  by  Old Kitty

    HiI came over from Welshcake's blog. Hello!You were very kind and extemely helpful to me when I was at WriteWords (the beginners group – oh years ago now!)so this is excellent news to know.I'm so, so happy for you!Great news!!Take carex

  9.  by  Nik Perring

    Thanks Sophie – I'm sure that can be arranged.Thanks Valerie – I'm doing my best! (If only I didn't have so much to do!!)Thanks Welshcake!Thanks Jonathon – and lovely to see you here.Hello Old Kitty – so pleased you remembered me in a good way! And lovely to see you here too!Essygie – thank you!Jen – thanks, hon!Elaine – thank you so much!Than you Sarah!X

  10.  by  SueG

    How did I miss this news yesterday? I'm absolutely thrilled for you, Nik, and I can't wait to get the new book. Huge congrats!

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