Category Archives: editing

Those little extras that pay dividends – one day. Part 2.

So, now it is time to think about the other stuff that you will need to sell your book to a publisher or agent. Firstly and most importantly, GIVE THEM WHAT THEY HAVE ASKED FOR. Nothing more, nothing less. No … Continue reading

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Those little extras that pay off dividends – one day. Part 1

If, like me, you are a bit of “things need to be put in the right place” kind of chap, or chapess, then I have some handy tips for your note book and computer record keeping. Now, I know right now many … Continue reading

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Dealing with those unexpected issues – the very late fix!

AS some of you may know, I am in the process of getting my latest crime thriller The Truth ready as an ebook and paperback. All I have to do is get the cover done and it will be pressing … Continue reading

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The Truth, it is coming

I have been away from the blogosphere for a while spending my time trying to get to grips with formatting my book so that it will upload into Createspace and thereby become a real physical book for you all to … Continue reading

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The show-hide button, a great tool for writers

I am currently in the final throws of formatting my new crime thriller, The Truth in preparation for publication as an ebook and paperback very soon.   Getting a text exactly right is an art-form and it is even more … Continue reading

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The trials and tribulations of preparing my book for e-publishing

There comes a time when one can no longer do the rounds of submissions and wait the interminable wait of the hopeful author with agent and publishers. It is taking too long and in the case of my latest book … Continue reading

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Why it is important to re-print and re-read after a large edit.

My writing process can be both fluid and stuttering. When writing new material as a first draft I get in the zone and in that space anything is possible. Words spill out onto the paper by the thousand and all … Continue reading

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