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How To Get Published in Just 50 Easy Steps

(Did you miss me? After the craziness of the Distress Signals month-long blogging bonanza, I decided to give you all a month off from me. Well, a month and a bit. 1,160 more words


Private Party of One

At lunch with the spouse on Friday, he lamented that instead of spending over a decade writing a grand dystopic opera, why couldn’t I have spent those years writing short stories and selling them. 525 more words


Top 5 Tips For Submitting Your Novel To Publishers

What lessons did our Founding Editor learn during the submissions process for her debut novel? In this video, Helen Scheuerer takes us through her top 5 tips for submitting your novel to publishers, and what she learnt along the way…

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Novelist Rob Palk - Getting an Agent Joined Up#52


It’s episode 52 and we’ve got yet another great guest today with debut novelist, Rob Palk, talking about his road to finding an agent and working towards getting published. 158 more words


Joining the Romance Novelists' Association

For a couple of years now I’ve been wanting to join the Romantic Novelists’ Association (RNA).  The Association organises events for authors, established and aspiring, including a summer weekend conference every year where you can attend workshops and lectures held by those in the industry. 287 more words


Archive: Take the Shot

I dug this post out of mothballs when I was working on a proposal recently. I’ve shared it with several writers over the years and it still sums up my feelings about the business of writing pretty well. 1,390 more words

Breaking In

The 'Getting Published' Advice I Wish I'd Listened To

Welcome to the Distress Signals Blogging Bonanza! What’s that, you’re wondering? Well, you can either go and read this post or read the next sentence. In a nutshell: … 1,351 more words