As part of the blog tour for Caramel Hearts, Elizabeth Murray has very generously answered some questions on writing and editing.
As part of the blog tour for Hunt For the Enemy, Rob Sinclair has very generously answered some questions on writing and editing. This is part two.
As part of the blog tour for Hunt For the Enemy, Rob Sinclair has very generously answered some questions on writing and editing. This is part one.
Self-publisher Lorna Sixsmith answers questions put to her by her editor, Sally Vince, for her second book How To Be A Perfect Farm Wife. This is part of Lorna's blog tour for the book.
Yes, it's self-published. Yes, my policy is to review books whether they deserve one star or five stars or anything in between. No, on this occasion I really can't.
This week's round-up of news and blog posts (new and older-but-enduring) that will be of interest to writers. See also the round-up for readers.
Writing: Step away from the (misguided) advice and do NOT write four books a year; 2 stammer verbs to avoid in your fiction; Marketing: Author photos – get ready for your close-up; Effectiveness for ads for a 99c promo; Instagram tips for every author
New writers: I smell your rookie moves, new writers; Ten debut novelist danger areas; Book publishing: 28 (better) things no one tells you about publishing; Marketing: Bookbub price promotion: the results
Ten debut novelist danger areas; Some thoughts on travel writing today; What cliché is; Editing: How to work with an editor, part 2
How a shy former Avon lady became the queen of self-publishing; Meet the kindlepreneurs; “The movement” in Irish literature this decade; How to net that book deal; Can you afford to get published?; What makes a reader download and finish your book?