Burning Chair’s 7 top tips for social media

Love it or hate it, social media is now a fundamental part of being a published writer. Even if you’re traditionally published, you will be expected to have a profile prolific enough to support the marketing of your book. If you’re published with a smaller independent like us, or self-published, then social media is probably […]

Merry Christmas! Here’s to our first year and our two latest authors…

As we bed down for the festive season and switch off the laptops and Kindles for a few days, we wanted to not only wish you all the very best over Christmas and New Year, but take this opportunity to look back at all that’s happened in this, our first, year – and to also […]

Top 5 books for reading at Christmas time!

Ah, a crackling fire, eggnog, sparkling lights and Shane MacGowan trying to convince Kirsty MacColl that her dreams are safe. Yes, it’s my favourite time of the year; a hearty Merry Christmas to you all from me: Burning Chair’s Simon! So, as we all limber up for two weeks away from the rat race and […]

It’s NaNoWriMo – how’s the first week been for you?

Ah, November. The burnt orange autumnal leaves giving way to frosty mornings* and the early onset of Christmas decorations. But, for writers, November represents something far far more important: National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). For the uninitiated, NaNoWriMo is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to promote writing and support writers in getting their novels […]

Burning: An Anthology of Short Thrillers

Burning (adj) – on fire; very hot or bright; very keenly or deeply felt; intense; of urgent interest or importance; exciting… Burning (noun) – An Anthology of 14 thrilling stories by 14 outstanding authors.   We are absolutely thrilled to announce that our first anthology has now been published. Burning: An Anthology of Short Thrillers […]