Category Archives: editing and publishing

Successful Marketing for Writers

Any writer who wants to see patience and perseverance in action, read this piece by Claire Kirch in Publishers Weekly, on Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin. He self-published his children’s book The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep about five years ago, in … Continue reading

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Top Writing tips for Children’s Authors

For all the children’s writers out there, the Guardian online has a great feature with excellent advice from editors shortlisted for this year’s Branford Boase award. The award is for excellence in writing as well as in editing, so this … Continue reading

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PUBLISHERS AND PROFITS — The New Vanity Publishing

I’m sharing this excellent feature because of the many valid points Philip Gwyn Jones makes not just about writers being manipulated into self censorship, but how difficult it is for authors to earn a living -v- the PROFITS being made … Continue reading

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ON REJECTION

Take heart, it happens to us all. JK Rowling  talks to the HeraldScotland about her experience of rejection slips for her Harry Potter book as well as for her adult books. Some rejections weren’t so kind. And aren’t we all … Continue reading

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Publishers Open To Submissions

I’ve been committed to professional independent publishing since I sat round a table with the three other founder members of Electrik Inc and we agreed we would not only write our own books, we would edit, line edit, proofread and … Continue reading

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Writing, Editing and Publishing

You know how sometimes you know what you want to say but then you hear someone else say it so much better than you could? Well, that’s a convoluted way of saying I’ve found three blogs I think are worth … Continue reading

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