Monthly Archives: September 2012

What Marianne did…

Marianne has been writing to major deadlines for the last couple of years. Her Tara Sharp series has been optioned by Hoodlum, an award winning, multi-platform production company. Congratulations, MDP! The latest Tara Sharp book has just been released. Stage Fright. Here’s … Continue reading

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What Tansy Did…

I thought I’d do a round-up of what the ROR writers have been up to… Tansy Rayner Roberts says: I’m working on a Victorian chivalric romance with robots right now, which is great fun, while I wait for other news … Continue reading

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What not to do when your book is rejected by an agent…

Pam van Hylckama Vlieg who blogs as Bookalicious thought her car was being hijacked when a random stranger tapped on her window and attacked her. The police traced it back to a disgruntled author she had rejected*. See full story here. For information on … Continue reading

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Harper Voyager Books Open for Digital Submissions

Between October 1st and October 14th Harper Voyager Books will be open to manuscripts.  (See full details here). They say: ‘We’re seeking all kinds of adult and young adult speculative fiction for digital publication, but particularly epic fantasy, science fiction, urban fantasy, … Continue reading

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