One small step…

I’ve mentioned before that one of my earliest memories was being allowed to stay up to watch the Apollo 11 moon landing on TV (yes, I am that old!). It was a momentous occasion in many ways, and for me it provided a lifelong interest, or perhaps obsession would be a better word, with science, […]

Cana-Drone

Drones are fascinating technology and these days seem to come in all different sizes and prices. People are flying them racing them, using them to film movies and weddings. You name it and there’s probably a plan to use a drone for it. Apart from the sheer pleasure of flying one of them there’s also […]

How To Get An ISBN

Invented in the 1960s by the massive UK book retailer W. H. Smith (How I fondly remember many¬† hours spent in their store in the town where I was born!) the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is now used virtually everywhere that books are sold. If you want your books to be taken seriously, your […]

Publishing on Amazon – almost there!

Something that’s been on my “to-do” list for quite a while has been to contact the U.S. Infernal Revenue Service to register for an EIN (Employer Identification Number). I needed this so I could claim my treaty rights of being exempt from U.S. taxes for selling my writing through Amazon. Otherwise I’d have to pay […]