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Interview with author E R Murray

Interview with author E R Murray

As part of the blog tour for Caramel Hearts, Elizabeth Murray has very generously answered some questions on writing and editing.


Interview with author Rob Sinclair – Part Two

Interview with author Rob Sinclair – 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 two.


Interview with author Rob Sinclair – Part One

Interview with author Rob Sinclair – Part One

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.


Lorna Sixsmith in conversation with her editor Sally Vince

Lorna Sixsmith in conversation with her editor Sally Vince

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.


A book so utterly shite I am not even going to tell you what it is

A book so utterly shite I am not even going to tell you what it is

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.


For writers: on the web this week - 3 October 2015

For writers: on the web this week - 3 October 2015

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.


For writers: on the web this week - 12 September 2015

For writers: on the web this week - 12 September 2015

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


For writers: on the web this week - 5 September 2015

For writers: on the web this week - 5 September 2015

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


For writers: on the web this week - 22 August 2015

For writers: on the web this week - 22 August 2015

Ten debut novelist danger areas; Some thoughts on travel writing today; What cliché is; Editing: How to work with an editor, part 2


For writers: on the web this week - 15 August 2015

For writers: on the web this week - 15 August 2015

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?


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