Category Archive: Books

Smashwords Stats Week 2


Week two of the Smashwords July Sales Event is over and my free ebook giveaway stats are coming up. Week two stats: Never Trust the Moon has taken over as number one, with… Continue reading

All My Books Are Free On Smashwords in July!


Smashwords, the site I publish all my ebooks, is having their annual Free July Event where Authors can offer their books for free, a sort of ‘Christmas in July’ event.¬† All my ebooks,… Continue reading

Top Ten Free EBooks from Yesterday And Today


Since 2017 is the year of New Beginnings, brickoneil.com is re-starting the Top Ten Free EBooks. I have no idea if anyone was reading and downloading the 30 books I posted, but the… Continue reading

Hello 2016, Goodbye 2015


Before we say great big hello to 2016, we must bid goodbye to 2015. 2015 was a pretty good year here at chez ONeil. I published four ebooks, remade covers on four more,… Continue reading

On a Writing Kick


Since I’ve been on a writing kick this summer and into fall, having written Never Trust The Moon and Under The Woodlands, in addition to reformatting and publishing the Introduction to Simple Healthy… Continue reading

Staying On Track When Writing


Currently I’m working on my third novel in my Rose Petal Wine Murder Mysteries but get stuck on plot points or a character’s actions, whether to place a meeting in China or St.… Continue reading

Wertfrei Wednesday: Downside of Independent Writing


When someone wants to write a book, they almost always dream of big publishing houses, big advances and big crowds awash with anticipation at their book openings. ¬†After a few months of research,… Continue reading

Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending 12/12/2014


Each Friday I bring you the three top ten ebook lists for a total of 30 FREE ebooks! I bring you the actual free ebooks, not just free previews. If you enjoy this… Continue reading

Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending 11/21/2014


Each Friday I bring you the three top ten ebook lists for a total of 30 FREE ebooks! I bring you the actual free ebooks, not just free previews. If you enjoy this… Continue reading

Monday Book Review: The Silver Spoon


The Silver Spoon by Phaidon press From the Amazon description: The Silver Spoon is the first international edition of the most influential Italian cookbook of the last fifty years. With over 2,000 traditional… Continue reading