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Thursday was a ridiculously awesome day at the Self Employed Movement.

I remember it like it was yesterday because, well, it basically was. My alarm rang for me to get out of bed. 867 more words

Getting Started

Call the doctor: time for the literary editor

Books about ‘getting published’ will usually outline the steps to getting an agent. Although the process is not simple, it appears straightforward. The aspiring writer should write well enough for the genre and submit the sample writing required to an agent. 634 more words


Fulfilling your contract: So, what is an “option book” anyway?

For the past two weeks I have been working on the “option book” as required by my contract.

What is an option book?

My contract with Month9Books was for a three book series with an option for the fourth.  661 more words

Jennifer M. Eaton

Selecting, Accepting and Rejecting: tips for up and coming scholars on getting published - by Matthew Pitman

If you are at the stage of your career (or research) where publishing a book is on the horizon, there are a number of factors to consider.  699 more words

Edward Elgar Publishing

Visualizing Your Success: Visual Aids for Improving Your Novel

If you’ve written your novel, received feedback, and are now in the deep trenches of editing to address the lingering issues in plot, tone, and character development (which all of us inevitably have), you might find yourself at a loss for where to begin.  227 more words

On Writing

Writing Competitions: Part Three

Already we are approaching the halfway point of 2015, so here are some more opportunities to get your writing out there and judged by the experts in the third quarter of the year.  321 more words

Getting Published

Why I write: (1) the lives of others

I remember the first time I saw Boy George perform on Top of the Pops and the debate on gender identity and sexuality it generated in 1980s Britain. 671 more words

Scottish Writer