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Philip Pullman Resigns From OLF

Iniquitous is a good word. I use it only when I believe something is very wrong, very unfair and, at the same time, reeks of dishonesty. So while I’m sorry to hear Philip Pullman has resigned as patron of the Oxford … 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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Interview with Kay Leitch

Check out Indie Author land to read their interview with me, and all about Treasure This. The cover came out nice, too! Here are some parts of the interview: Treasure This is a murder mystery… whodunit… thriller kind of novel, … Continue reading

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THINKING OF INDEPENDENT PUBLISHING?

It’s been a good year for independent publishing. Mark Coker of Smashwords is feeling confident for the future, as is Electrik Inc. But what about the many stages writers go through before they press the button that uploads their print … Continue reading

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