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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 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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Writers and the school of hard knocks.

It is often said that writing a book is one of the hardest things to do. I’m not so sure because I’m able to knock out first drafts with relative ease. What I do know is that getting that book … Continue reading

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After the euphoria of a publishing contract

This post concerns something that to date I have very little knowledge on, but aim to be a certified expert about in the near future. That is, what happens to a manuscript one a publisher takes it on? My experience … Continue reading

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my busy autumn and winter, so far

Some of you may have noticed that my usual many times a week postings have dried up a bit of late. There are good reasons for this. It has been because of my writing and it is time to fill … Continue reading

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Why a copy editor is esential for your writing project.

I am currently on the island that is “book written, now edit.” It’s a lonely inhospitable place, but all writers go there at some stage in a book’s life. I have seven books like that, yes, seven. Three fantasy, three … Continue reading

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Why a synopsis is NOT a book promo release.

Yesterday, I wrote about the synopsis and some of the pitfalls that many experience when writing one. A synopsis is a clearly defined, short punchy precis of the novel (or work) that tells the premise of the main characters, plot, … Continue reading

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