I sold my first self-published print book back in 1995, and my first e-book in 2000. I ran my first publishing company under a pseudonym.
In 2008 I started my second publishing company which I still run today. I don’t use pseudonyms anymore.
Below is a timeline of what I have done. If you want to see archives of my old sites, just click on the ‘Read more’ links.
2018-present: eatweeds publishing
Since launching I have self-published over 40 foraging guide books. Here’s my current site.Read more
Started running foraging courses with some friends. [Proof] Here’s my current site.Read more
Started blogging about wild foods. [Proof] Here’s my current site.Read more
Burned out, I became ill (alcohol and drug addict) and quit. I disappeared and went to walk the highways and byways of the British Isles….Read more
2005: directory profits
Published an online video course teaching people how I had successfully published my Underground Directory e-book. [Proof]Read more
Launched an affiliate reseller programme to help sell more of my e-books. At its peak, I had over 3000 affiliates selling my e-books. [Proof]Read more
2003: double your way to a million
Taught business growth through creative thinking in the form of a game. This was another PDF eBook. [Proof]Read more
2001: changed focus
The 911 terrorist attacks destroyed my business over night. The world became a dangerous place for writers/publishers like myself. I got out!Read more
2000: secret offshore banking report
Published my new e-book. Back then you could write and publish what you liked. Not anymore! [Proof]Read more
2000: the international underground directory
Converted my Underground Directory to a PDF e-book and took it internationally, thanks to the invention of the internet. – The subject matter was controversial…Read more
Launched an online alternative health search directory that got over 15,000 unique visitors a month. [Proof]Read more
1995: launched my mail order publishing company
Sold the printed edition of my Underground Directory from ‘off the page’ adverts and classified ads in the back of magazines like Viz, GQ, Loaded,…Read more