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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


Writing with Friends

We all know it–that fog we go into the minute our manuscript transforms from a tiny shapeless embryo blob into a magical creation with a life of its own. 497 more words

Getting An Agent

Louise Penny's Writing Advice

It takes us so long to find the right story, to be at the right place in our lives to be able to tell it, and then to have the time (and the community!) to make that story everything it can be. 234 more words

What Comes Next? On Getting an Agent and Being a Parent

My husband and I are having a baby (due Feburary 4th) and have been attending a 12-week-long Bradley childbirth class. We have one more class, and at this point we’re feeling as prepared as possible for labor. 927 more words

Eva Langston

Steps to self-publishing, Part 1: Should you self-publish?

So here’s the thing. This is not going to be a damning indictment of traditional publishing, nor will it be an ad for why self-publishing is the only option. 714 more words


Writing competitions and courses

Previously, I wrote a blog for another website (coincidentally, MY website) about whether new writers should enter writing competitions / attend courses that cost a lorra money. 958 more words


The Late Bloomers' Guide to Getting an Agent

I wish I was a 25-year-old wunderkind. I wish I was writing literary fiction, getting short stories in the New Yorker while still at my elite NYC high school… 520 more words

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