Author Archives: Simon Royle

About Simon Royle

Thinking about the future, and how to affect positive change for that future.

Green Roofs


Some things just make sense. Those things usually get labeled, “Common Sense”, because their inherent sense appears to be commonly understood. Green Roofs should be labeled in this way.

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IndieView: Steven Lake, author of, "The Oort Perimeter"


Steven Lake, featured in today’s IndieView, is a prolific author. More importantly he’s a good writer, and he loves writing. There’s nothing more pleasurable, from a reader’s point of view, than finding a new author, whose writing you love, and … Continue reading

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IndieView: Steven Lake, author of, “The Oort Perimeter”


Steven Lake, featured in today’s IndieView, is a prolific author. More importantly he’s a good writer, and he loves writing. There’s nothing more pleasurable, from a reader’s point of view, than finding a new author, whose writing you love, and … Continue reading

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IndieView: Tom Lichtenberg, author of, “Snapdragon Alley”


Tom Lichtenberg, our Indie author being interviewed today, has a great take on what it is to be “Indie”. He’s written a LOT of books. The fun he has, shows in his writing. I especially liked his comment on marketing, … Continue reading

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Behind-the-scenes at an Indie Pub Committee Meeting


First, a little something for your ear, a true classic. Sometime back Rachelle Gardner, gave us a glimpse of a what a pub committee meeting at a smallish imprint is like. I thought I’d share the same behind-the-scenes look into … Continue reading

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Indieview: Maria Savva, author of, “Second Chances”


I’m happy to introduce you to Maria Savva, author of, “Second Chances”. About the book: What is the book about? ‘Second Chances’ is a very modern novel about life and relationships.

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Aurora Borealis


Inspired by a Scott Nicholson tweet I went looking for some photos of Aurora Borealis. I found plenty but the only one that was really cool and in the public domain was the one above, of Aurora Australis.

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