Category Archives: Getting Published

Blood, sweat and tears in the Pays d’Oc

At Home in the Pays d’Oc is the story of how my husband and I were adopted, while in France, by a small brown and white dog, and how we ended up spending four years as residents of a village … Continue reading

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Book Launch

Now the big announcement. Our launch is booked for Sunday April 30th. Please put it in your diaries. We have a great venue with good parking facilities. Do come and help us celebrate.

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How to Handle Rejection

Angela has sent me a link to this useful article. I also found a link to another article called Six Top Tips for Writing Historical Fiction from the same website.

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Beware of Vanity Press Sites

Patricia has been following  up on some of those ‘Publisher seeks authors’ notices you find popping up on writing sites.  Some of them are clearly vanity press, and say so, but others come across as genuine publishers and apparently the … Continue reading

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Patrick Stoner Writes

If you are thinking of dipping a toe into the murky waters of self-publishing, here’s how one man fought the dragons of CreateSpace, and won. Sort of. ‘Patrick J Stoner Writes’ comes from the author of ‘The Jabberwock Anomaly’, first … Continue reading

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Get Your Work Out There

We’re all writing away like crazy and producing some good stuff, so what’s next? Don’t leave it languishing in a drawer or on a hard drive, get it out there! Here are some places where you can submit writing. I’ve … Continue reading

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Sending Novels to an Agent

Phillippa Bower writes To How Many Agents Should You Send Your Work? In the old days of type-written manuscripts, it was physically impossible to send your precious manuscript to more than one agent at a time. Now, in the free … Continue reading

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