Posts Tagged ‘publishing’

Serialised Fiction – Part Eight

June 3rd, 2010

Despite the minor hiccup I had last week, having to redo the final episode pretty much from scratch, I finally managed to finish this opus this week.  And how do I feel?  Am I overflowing with a sense of achievement?  Satisfaction for having gotten this mammoth under control?  Relief? Read more…

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Serialised Fiction – Part Three

April 30th, 2010

So for this week’s entry, I’m going to tackle a subject that isn’t about writing.  Not the physical process of getting words down anyway.  This week I’m going to talk about that ever elusive contract. Read more…

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Getting an Agent

October 31st, 2009

‘How did we ever get this far? I don’t know.’

The Godfather

Many people have asked me how I came about to get this far with the writing. I love when people ask me that as if I’m polishing my Pulitzer Prize for Literature already. The fact is, I know that this is going to be a long arduous journey. I know that I won’t be published with the next month or even six months. Hell, it could be a year before I see any results Read more…

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Self Publishing: A Good Idea?

March 19th, 2009

Writing comes with a Catch-22… no, not the book, though it is well recommended. As you may be aware there are lots of writers in this world (look in the library, lots of books, lots of writers wrote those books). Now, once you’ve written your book or script or story or whatever, you think ‘right, I’ll just send this to (insert random publisher here)’. You think they will go ‘Perfect, get David on the phone we have a cheque for him.’ Read more…

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