Last January I posted on my historical book promotion efforts: and at the end I talked about poking a tentative toe into the murky sea of social media. Some time back Rowena kindly invited me back to provide an update … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: July 2011
Marianne gets a two page spread in Sydney Morning Herald! Yay, Marianne. It’s rare to see a genre writer get this kind of publicity in the mainstream print paper. Should be more of it.
We all have to write them, and I don’t know many authors who enjoy doing it. The query letter isn’t so bad, for me it is the synopsis that I dread. How do you write a synopsis for a 100,000 … Continue reading
Top the most common mistakes found by a Reader for a Angry Robot. Over on Donna Hanson’s blog, she lists these mistakes. Having done a lot of manuscript appraisal over the years I can tell you she is spot on. … Continue reading
Nicole says: Thanks everyone for all the comments – you all provided some thought for me as well. I was impressed by the number of you who are working hard and pressing ahead with your own writing dreams – I … Continue reading
RORee Dirk Flinthart compiled today’s post in reply to an email from a would-be writer. Your confession that you do not read novels is, I admit, a little daunting. Storytelling is an art form. The true art does not … Continue reading