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Getting published without an agent

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t always need an agent to get published.  There are now a number of completely reputable, professional publishers who accept manuscripts from unagented authors.   295 more words


Bloomings and Growth: The Spring Equinox

The Spring Equinox is upon us, not only marking the usually long-anticipated balance between light and dark and the increasing number of daylight hours to be enjoyed until mid-September, but also the birth of new life all around us. 211 more words

Notebook Publishing

On the production of books.

Here are some things I am doing recently;

  1. I am finishing my last module towards my English Language and Literature degree. It is called ‘Creativity in Language’, and examines the different approaches in the analysis of creativity in language, and also in other modes of storytelling and performance.
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Self Publishing School

I’ve wanted to be an author since my mom first read me The Chronicles of Narnia when I was in third or fourth grade. I marveled at how words could conjure up images and emotions and communicate ideas. 471 more words


The Simple Way to Boost Traffic to Your Author Website: A Blog!

We all know that whether you’re traditionally published or going D.I.Y., marketing your book is mostly on you, the author—and creating a solid web presence is one of the best ways to do just that. 1,279 more words


Preparing for the New Year and becoming a new writer.

I’m still on my semi-vacation.  I have written another homemaking and frugal book during that time.  I’ve had great fun in cranking the little booklets out, however, what I really am focused on is the fiction.   1,064 more words


3 Things You Need in Your Query Letter to a Literary Agent

The end of the year is coming, which means tons of authors are gearing up for the popular (but dreaded) new year’s resolution: get my book published… 685 more words