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Researching Publishers and Agents

Okay, so you have written that killer novel, had it beta read and copy edited and you have made it as good as you can possibly make it. Every word has a place and you are ready to send it … Continue reading

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Submissions, why it is important to do your research.

All writers get to the stage where they think their work is “ready” for publication. For those of us who would love to get a publisher (or agent) to take us on, there are a few things that are essential … Continue reading

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Writer beware!

Many years ago, from around 1997 to 2003 I spent many a long night over extended periods of time editing my first novel, The Long And Winding Road. When I thought it was “ready” I did my research and sent … Continue reading

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Submitting Manuscripts

I have often hear it said by writers that one of the biggest challenges they face is knowing what to send to an agent or publisher. I have some sympathy being one of those who are looking for representation and … Continue reading

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The Handbook Of TOP TIPS To Manage Your Writing

Just a quick line to let you all know that the book has a swanky new purple cover. The same great tips inside, but now looking all nice and purple on the outside. Available on Amazon.com and .co.uk in both … Continue reading

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How and why I self-published my first novel back in 2004.

Imagine if you will a keen, enthusiastic novice writer who has completed his first novel and like a now very famous author had a list of rejections big enough to paper the house (I had 48, I think it was … Continue reading

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The Synopsis

One of the most important things a writer can write is a synopsis. For, it is the one short piece of writing that an agent or publisher will look at before they even get to the manuscript, if, they even … Continue reading

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