‘Aargh – no-one understands me!’ – avoiding this writer’s pitfall

Nice friends and colleagues may ask you ‘How’s the book coming on?’ and you may talk about it for a time, probably aware that you don’t want to go on about it too much through fear of being known as a ‘writing bore’. So, when can you talk about your current project, your characters, writer’sContinue reading “‘Aargh – no-one understands me!’ – avoiding this writer’s pitfall”

Getting published without an agent

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always need an agent to get published. ┬áThere are now a number of completely reputable, professional publishers who accept manuscripts from unagented authors. ┬áHere are some of the ones I have discovered: Bookouture Bookouture is a relatively new digital publisher, which has won awards for the way they treatContinue reading “Getting published without an agent”

An Exciting Insight into the Publishing Process

I have recently signed with a publisher and am quickly learning about the publishing process. I have to say, I was clueless as to how it all worked before, but am finding the whole thing fascinating as it unravels. I naively thought you write a book, they decide if they’re going to publish it andContinue reading “An Exciting Insight into the Publishing Process”