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25Nov 2016

Have you ever had one of those days where nothing goes right? Where you think that banging your head against a brick wall would be more effective than anything else you’ve achieved that day? Well imagine that, and then stretch it out to the past two weeks…* I managed to sort out the issues with […]

10Nov 2016

There is never enough time… The entire website needs a complete overhaul and the BLOG needs updating (there’s almost a year of these updates to post on the action-packed adventures of District 31*), but the problem is: there’s never any time. With all the playtesting and writing and design and development, updating the BLOG takes […]

28Sep 2016

I’d rather face the Tarrasque than launch a Kickstarter. The industry has become so brutal it should practically be an underground competitive sport! There’s so much competition out there – so many pretty things to tempt the eye – you have to have a hook or some incredible marketing strategy – something to set your […]

11Jan 2015

The company is launched. It’s called District 31 and I’m happy with that. You can check out the FB page at: https://www.facebook.com/District31UK/ Why District 31? Well I was a bit tired of people calling their company adjective + noun + games (for instance, Wizard’s Sleeve Games). That’s just getting quite tired, and besides, I’m not JUST […]

09Jan 2015

I’ve spent a few days thinking about how I can increase my reach and get my “unknown” name out there… and I’ve made a sort of tentative battle plan. I spoke to as many PR people as I could in order to work out a strategy for getting more followers. There is one KEY element […]

07Jan 2015

I’m sat looking at my Facebook page with 3 likes. OK, so that’s actually 46 likes, but only three of them are people I don’t know. My friends have reluctantly liked the page so make me feel better, but I have to ask myself one very scary question: How on earth am I going to […]

05Jan 2015

I’m not new to publishing. I got my first journalism job at 18. Oh, it wasn’t down to any skill on my part (mostly because I met the editor in a nightclub who fancied the pants off me) but I didn’t let that stop me. Since then I’ve worked pretty much continuously in some capacity […]