Category Archives: Publishing

Quick Post: Keep ’em reading past the intro

The Write Life‘s post provides excellent tips on how to keep an agent reading past the first page of your manuscript submission.

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An Agency Gives Advice

I have recently discovered this literary agency which posts some helpful pieces on editing, publishing and working with an agent. Check out Carly Watters’ two recent posts: 7 Ways To Make Yourself An Easy Author to Work With and 4 Ways … Continue reading

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Quick Post #14: Why they’ve stopped reading

Editor Elizabeth Law has put together a very informative and helpful post stating the top ten tips reasons why editors stop reading your work. Check it out.

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Quick Post #12: Getting Published is Hard

I stumbled across this negative post called The Truth about Publishing, and despite its ‘grumpy’ nature I agree with all Ian Irvine has to say. From thinking writing is easy to being one in a million books on the market, … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

A good friend, Professor Hope Jennings, has had her novel, Nostalgia, picked up by Anti-Oedipus Press. Not only am I happy for Hope’s success because she’s a dear friend and a talented academic and author, but also because this is … Continue reading

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Story written in 2007 published in 2013

I am so very excited to state that my short story ‘The Yellow House’ will be published in Royal Holloway’s journal Exegesis, for their Landscapes: Real, Digital and Imagined edition.

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My Mother’s Pink Rejection Slip

This is yet another post written for ShortbreadStories. My mother spent over a quarter of a century as an elementary school science teacher. She had the respect of every child, and when a kid’s tooth became loose it became customary … Continue reading

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