If I remind myself why I read and why a lot of other people read – it’s to get away from all of that – escape, relax and enjoy, even if it’s just for the length of time we’re immersed in those beautiful pages.
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”
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always need an agent to get published. There are now a number of completely reputable, professional publishers who accept manuscripts from unagented authors. Here 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”
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”