Category Archives: Getting published

The Promised Land: engaging with editors, agents and publishers. Or trying to.

Silver linings

A reality check – and a timely nudge to be more flexible in my thinking. Continue reading

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Despair (again)

That last post was terrible! So noisy! So cocksure! Continue reading

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Sorry!

Only two things are mandatory. Writing. And getting one’s writing out there. Continue reading

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Running out of Life

I am already well over twenty years past the average age at which most writers are first published. Continue reading

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Farewell 2017

It’s as if your heart is being torn out and stamped on by a pair of precisely aimed stiletto heels; a soul-destroying, energy-sapping, time-wasting vortex of self-doubt. Continue reading

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My ideal reader?

My Ideal Reader wants to escape to world of excitement and passion. Continue reading

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15 minutes

I need to go back to basics. What does my heroine want? What is the “hook”? What is my USP? Continue reading

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