Monthly Archives: August 2011

How to handle contracts …

Unless you have a background in dealing with contracts, they can be  pretty daunting for writers. When my contract came through for my first trilogy it was 75 pages long, (25 pages for each book). Gaah. I was swamped. Luckily … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Unpublished Manuscript

Over at Writing Australia a new award has opened up: ‘Unpublished Manuscript Award $10,000 + $2,000 for a mentor of your choice The Award, to aid in the development of the next stage of an unpublished manuscript, is for a … Continue reading

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Getting past the Gate Keeper

Pan Macmillan have set up a Manuscript Monday: ‘a new initiative which is part of Pan Macmillan Australia’s manuscript submission process. If you’ve ever dreamed of getting published, and have a story you’d like to pitch, here’s your chance to … Continue reading

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