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Author :: Weirdo

Be Yourself

“Be yourself” – that’s what everyone tells you. Although, I usually get the “be yourself… but not too much” variation of it. However, in the world of horror and weird fiction, I think being myself and letting the crazy out is actually a good thing. Last week, I read a blog post on Patreon about…
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July 23, 2018 0

“When The Sun Sets” is OUT NOW!

As you’ll probably already know if you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, “When the Sun Sets” is now available for you to buy and enjoy! This short story is available on Kindle, Kindle Unlimited (for free – woo hoo!) and paperback. And, I’ve gotta say, I love the little paperback – it’s gorgeous!…
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July 16, 2018 0

“Hellhound” t-shirt prize draw

Hi folks, I realise this is my fourth post today, but I’ve got a lot to say! How would you like to get your mitts on one of these AWESOME “Hellhound” t-shirts? These shirts are currently EXCLUSIVE to patrons on the $20 tier (check out my Patreon page for more info on tiers), but this…
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July 1, 2018 0

“When the Sun Sets” cover reveal

Hi folks, The first story in my “Horror Bites” collection will be available later this month, so I wanted to share the cover with you to whet your appetite! The eBook version of the story will be available exclusively through Kindle (at least for the first 90 days), as I’m going to be giving Kindle…
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July 1, 2018 0

“Imps” audiobook

I recently decided to have a go at recording an audiobook… and this is the result. Okay, so it’s not perfect, but I think it is something that I’m going to be doing more of in the future. I just need to get used to the sound of my own voice! You can listen to…
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July 1, 2018 0

I’ve got that “Finished 1st Draft” feeling!

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June 22, 2018 0

I’m on Patreon (and other fun updates!)

Hi folks, I’ve been toying with the idea of setting up a Patreon page for some time, but I wasn’t sure what to give back as rewards… but, this week I’ve had a flurry of ideas, so here we go… But first… What is this “Patreon” business? Patreon is a site which enables wonderful people…
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June 21, 2018 0

Welcome!

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June 21, 2018 0

Happy Hellhound Day

Happy “Hellhound” Day! “Hellhound” is now available to buy! YAY! I’ve put together a page featuring all of the websites (that I’m aware of) that are currently stocking “Hellhound”. Check it out here, pick your favourite retailer and grab the book! Remember, the HOWL discount code is still valid on louyardley.bigcartel.com. Enjoy!


April 19, 2018 0

Lou’s News

Just about every how-to-promote your self-published books guide on the internet tells you to set up a mailing list and keep your subscribers up-to-date with what you’re doing. Now, I already have a mailing list… but I don’t actually send anything out. So, all that’s about to change. The mailing list is back – and…
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April 19, 2018 0
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