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Thursday, 30 October 2014

Sampler of the book's contents

Here is a little sampler to entice you, wet your appetite to find out more and enjoy the horror within Phantasms in the Infirmary..... 
This is taken from the chapter: "Visiting Angel" 

"Throughout St Augustus’ life, existence and being, there had been numerous rumours of ghostly apparitions, strange lights, unearthly sounds and noises, piercing screams from beyond the grave and bizarre shadows in the many rooms, wards and corridors that were secreted within the old building.

That feeling of “not being alone”, that there was “something else” there with you was ever present. The building felt haunted and many of its live inhabitants shared the negative and unnerving feeling.
There were copious stories of objects moving on their own, propelling themselves across surfaces lacking any logical explanation.
There were tales of poltergeist activity aplenty, ghostly movers and shakers at their clinical best, or at their worst. It was dependent on the views of the witnesses. 
Local legends and numerous shared stories of bits and pieces of equipment, patient’s personal belongings and even food going missing. 
Some of the recollections told of things suddenly disappearing for no obvious reasons or explanation in front of witnesses eyes. 
People had recounted and experienced unearthly and unexplainable creepy noises, squeaky floors and footsteps that had no apparent or visible physical source. This was not all...." 
Want to read more?
I'm afraid you will have to get a copy...
Here is the link: Phantasms

Plugging the new book - Phantasms in the Infirmary

I am putting quite a bit of effort in plugging our new book - Phantasms in the Infirmary, however there are three others available to read right now

Legally Lucky
Phobic Wars
Mental Dental (MBP)

They are all very different and very deserving, in my view but I am biased.

So why write?
Is it for the money? Well that to me is secondary.
I write to relax and unwind, leave the present and enter a creative realm of fiction.

I am very proud of what I have written and I appreciate it may not be Dickensian on Shakespearian but it is contemporary.

They are great stories underpinning my own unique style of writing.
I am used to writing research and reports professionally and this sometimes may be slightly unorthodox but its how I do it...

I hope you can give them a chance, read them, enjoy them. If you do (or don't), I ask you to please leave a review on my author page or on my website / blog...
This will help  distribute my work so more people can enjoy them.

Thanks for your time and interest and don' forget to share the fruits of my thoughts.



Life is so funnysometimes, embarassing too....
I was chatting to Keiron, my App developing son, about ideas to promote Phantasms in the Infirmary.
He said, you can send a horror story onto one of the pages.
Keiron said ' read some first and see what the style is first'
Me being an inpatient so and so, just posted one of my stories onto the site. This would have been great but I added a quick promo message.

It got a few hits but then got taken off... Why? Because part of the conditions are No promotion......

Happy Halloween

To everyone that reads this post on my blog

Whatever and wherever you are celebrating, trick or treating, enjoy the hauntings and encounters of the horror kind.

Haunted hospital... Creepy Halloween reading

Halloween is tomorrow,  have you got your copy of Phantasms in the infirmary?
What are you waiting for?
It's a collection of short stories involving an old haunted hospital.
It's going to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up with the adrenaline surge...
It's going to give you the willy's....
It is scary...  Promise....


Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Like the book on the history of glue, you cannot put this one down! Phantasms in the Infirmary

All the focus is on the new book "Phantasms in the Infirmary".
There are lots of stories coming in on Facebook from colleagues, ex-colleagues and friends.
These are really inspirational and are already finding their way onto the "current ideas" note pad which will develop into Volume II of this series of books.

The success of this book is very much dependent on our marketing it.
I thought publishing this for Halloween would be a great idea and the beauty of self publishing is we set our own deadlines and achieved them.

The book is selling and bouncing around the charts, still in the tens of thousands and far from reaching the top 100. A top 10 slot is the aim!

Like the book on the history of glue,.. you won;t be able to put this one down!

It is a must read and easy / flowing read.

Soon to be available on Paperback too... so if you but a paperback copy, you can also get a vastly reduced price on the Kindle version.

There are offers planned and we have already dropped the price for the launch, more importantly, it will not increase in the foreseeable future. 

Support independent authors by reviewing the book and remember there are 3 other good reads available on my Amazon Author Page for you to read more.

Please share this post and the link below

Two more days till Halloween

In preparation for halloween story sharing, this is the book you need. It will make the bravest of story tellers and their audience shudder and shake with wonderment and fear.
Phantasms in the infirmary
its on Amazon Kindle so it can be read to you...

Download it, read it or hear it, enjoy the tales and happy Halloween.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Warning, not for the faint hearted...

Phantasms in the infirmary...
This is a trip to the dark side.
A hellish hospital with haunting figures,  ghostly forms and freaky forms galore.

Dare to visit?


Monday, 27 October 2014

30,000 places higher

According to the Amazon website, uk,Our book Phantasms in the Infirmary has climbed up the rankings from 54,000 to 24,000 ... that is a massive jump of 30,000
It must be a good book....!

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Activity on Facebook = thousands

The activity on Facebook has been tremendous on my author page on Facebook.
The hits has been thousands...  So more people are aware of Phantasms in the Infirmary.

See attached link


Reviews needed please

An independent author needs reviews.
Reviews are equivalent to treccomendations a trader needs to get more trade.
if you have read Phantasms in the infirmary, please help by writing a review.
If you havent read it yet.... please download it, read it, review it but most of all, enjoy it..
Don't have nightmares

Climbing up to number one

Phantasms in the Infirmary
its been on kindle for one day and its selling well....
Great to see it is already #46,729 on the kindle paid for list...
That is awesome

Can we get to number one???

It is a long way away but why not aim high?

Forge ahead, read, read, read

Saturday, 25 October 2014

A good book does not get overlooked

I have just updated the website with the new book, links to it plus a general tidy up.
All this social media stuff is hard work too, I never thought this was going to need all the time it takes to  ensure "a good book does not get overlooked"

People need to know that there are good authors out there and we therefore need to share posts, blogs, Facebook entries and tweets.

The navigation is a little smoother and the info is "Bang up to date"

Click on the following link,
Author site

Have a browse through and enjoy...

See you on the flip side.

Kindle link

Here is the link to the Kindle version....


Enjoy and please leave some feedback...  We need reviews!!!

Published and available

Halloween Hospital Horror
The kindle edition of our new book:  Phantasms in the Infirmary
Is being uploaded onto Kindle as we speak.  This means that it will be available to download to the world in a few hours.
Paperback versions are available in a couple of weeks.
Now we need readers to read it,  rate it and share your experience and thoughts on it.
I seriously need some of you to read it...  Share On twitter, blog, Google ± Facebook etc...  Please rt, share and make some noise. Most of all...  Enjoy the frightening experience ��


Friday, 24 October 2014

Createspace submission

Phantasms in the Infirmary
Edits,  graphics and all avoidable issues addressed.
The book completed,  files including cover submitted. IBM obtained.
Pricing structure and distribution..  Checked

Files are now under review and this means that the book is soon to be published in both paperback edition and Kindle edition.

The process takes a little time but it should all be ready for reading just before Halloween..  Deadline achieved!

My co-author,  Julie,  My wife, has worked hard to accommodate the deadline.

My one worry,  will it link directly to my existing author page?

Now we wait with a view to updates on this blog...


Thursday, 23 October 2014

£150,000,000 lottery

£150,000,000 is open to be won tomorrow on the Euro millions.
That is an obscene amount of money.
What would you do with all that tax free cash at your disposal?
Would it change your life?
You bet it would...
However,  would it be for the better?
"Legally Lucky " was my first book and explores the results of chance and being rich.
It's a work of fiction based on many aspects encountered in life... But is it far from the truth?
In an age of excesses, money and paranoia,  this could come true.
Read all about it.
Available on paperback or Kindle ebook on the Amazon websites.
Enjoy, plan your life wisely and live your life in the present.

Word Art - Phantasms in the Infirmary

Word Art 
These are the phrases this book conjures up for Phantasms in the Infirmary

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Released on Halloween

Check out @Author_man_ram's Tweet:

Monday, 20 October 2014

Facebook page

Please click,  like and share my author page on Facebook

The more people reading my novels means sharing the stories and inspiration for me to write more...

Dracula... on tv

Hammer house of horrors version of Dracula...
on TV now
The brilliant Christoper Lee....
1958 version... still wonderful to watch

Short stories ...

Phantasms in the infirmary
Short stories provide somebody with a condensed tale that offers the reader a temporary escape from reality and use their imagination with the prompt from the text.
Phantasms in the infirmary does exactly this but with a twist of horror and a dash of spectral ghoulishness.

The collected stories provide a range of eras, situations and victims as well as the ghostly apparitions perpetrating the spooky encounters.

It is soon going to be available for purchase on the Amazon websites. It will be in kindle format and paperback

The countdown starts soon, in time for Halloween....

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Phantasms in the Infirmary preview

The preview of the new book has been very constructive.
There have been very honest and positive feedback.
14 comments... 12 are ☀☀☀☀☀
& 2 are ☀☀☀☀.
Great help in who and how to target the book at.
Sources have come from Facebook, Twitter, blog, Google+ &  LinkedIn.

I've acted on the feedback and the book is ready.

Just awaiting final tweaks and it should be available next week!!!


Saturday, 18 October 2014

Legally Lucky could be a good film

My publisher rang asking me to consider getting more promotional about my first novel..  Legally Lucky
They said it has the making of a great film.
I'd like to solicit some opinion on this.

Please let me know your thoughts on this.
Writing a screenplay is another thing for a novice like me and I'd need some guidance.
Any ideas?

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Phantasms in the update with the ad

I  have just updated the website
Please see the link below and click on it...
I have just added the advert for the book in it...

rams website

I think it works but would appreciate some feedback
Thanks in anticipation, the countdown starts soon....


Tuesday, 14 October 2014

YouTube video link

It's uploaded on YouTube...
Please Have a look and share it

YouTube video link

Advert for the book

Our first attempt at constructing an advert for the new Horror story compilation
Phantasms in the infirmary

Please have a look and let us know what you  think....

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Gibraltar Football... round 2

My home town of Gibraltar, newbies to uefa, played their second match, result was 7-0 to the republic of Ireland.
The results were to be expected, big learning curve for us but great last 25 minutes by the lads.
No shame to losing to the big boys
its a great opportunity to show the world we can compete and as the song goes... things can only get better.
Losing to Poland last time was made a little easier as they beat the world champions Germany 2:0 today....

Keep up the good work boys

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Twitter activities

Check out Ram Gulrajani (@Author_man_ram):

Website updates

Author website
Website updates
New book cover is on
Have a look

There's also still time to comment on the pre-launch
Click on the following link

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Why I wrote Phobic Wars

Why do cockroaches disgust me so much as to write a book about them?
Click on the link attached and see for yourself....
Wouldn't that put you off?
I could hardly watch it because of shivers down my spine....

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Book sales, Phobic Wars is reduced

The kindle edition of Phobic Wars is available from Monday at a vastly reduced price.
I am going to rewrite this one soon and write a Spanish version.
Cockroaches are quite off putting but this book spins their reputation for a positive.Find out more about why las
Cucarachas son heroes...

Only available for a limited period

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Pre-Launch Research for Phantasms in the Infirmary

Dear all
Your help is greatly appreciated.

As you are aware, I am just about to publish book 4.

Phantasms in the Infirmary.
It will soon be published so in the meantime as part of the pre-launch research, please complete the following few questions..See link


Your help would be appreciated.
Many thanks