Why Amazon search is bad for your business.

Amazon recently changed their search engine parameters and the results are pretty dreadful. Whilst not perfect, before a couple of months ago, when entering “David E. Gates” as a search string, it would invariably return most of my publications on the first page. At best, I now only see my author page as the second…

The Wretched featured in Meon Valley News!

Great feature in monthly paper that covers The Meon Valley… Click here to buy The Wretched on Kindle. Click here to buy The Wretched on other platforms. A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in…

World Book Day

Well, World Book Day came and went – wasn’t much of a flurry about it and a notable sense of fewer activities around it if I trust my Facebook pages. That said, you can still get any of my books or stories whether it’s a special day or not. Available at all good bookstores

The Leo

The Leo On Wednesday 15th February 2017, the landlord of The Leopold, my favourite pub in Portsmouth, announced “a sad day” and went on to state the pub – voted CAMRA Pub of the Year just the week before – was due to close on Sunday, 19th February 2017.  The Leopold, Albert Road, Southsea Stuart…