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How Academic Publishers Decide What to Publish - by Alan Sturmer

Almost all academic publishers look at three key things when deciding whether to publish a proposed book. Our Executive Editor Alan Sturmer considers how authors can use this knowledge to choose the right publisher and make the best possible book proposal. 465 more words

Edward Elgar Publishing News & Views

What a few weeks I’ve had! I could not be more grateful for the support and encouragement of my wonderful writing community, on my blog and here on Friday Fictioneers. 394 more words

Honest Observations On Many Things

The Fiend Queen Giveaway! Updated.

Guess what, gang?

And I’m giving one away! You’ll get it a month before anyone else. There are three ways to win.

1. Leave a comment here… 73 more words


Bystander Magazine's December Writing Prompt

(image courtesy of NPR)

Bystander Magazine sent out a call for short-short stories that have something to do with the prompt, “All I Want for Christmas.” I wrote a fun, goofy story, called “Gallant,” sent it in, and they published it! You can find it here.

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De-Energizing Anti-Inertia

Time rolls like a jelly-roll, right down the hill with the biological waste-matter, for we all know poop rolls down hill. That’s why your boss can give you dreadful assignments with such cheerful abandon, because poop lands on the desks of bosses with the express goal of rolling down the hill to your desk. 487 more words


A nice birthday present!

I was surfing the net last night looking at other peoples coverage of Bewick’s Swans, and pondering how to come up with new angles. When I spotted that the BBC had published one of my photographs on their website, thanks BBC. 90 more words

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Creating Photo/Text Packages

Creating Photo/Text Packages –  Reprinted with permission 

by Bob Grytten

Even if writing isn’t part of your plan, thinking stories will help your photography. 1,971 more words