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#36 Finding out all about self-publishing

Like a lot of people, I always considered self-publishing to be tantamount to vanity publishing. ¬†However, the more I learn about self-publishing, the more I realise that many authors are choosing it over the traditional route because it gives them … Continue reading

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#24 Obsessively check emails, again!

OK, so over a month has passed since I sent my re-written first five chapters to the next agent and, even though it clearly states that they may take up to three months to respond I have already started obsessively … Continue reading

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#23 Re-write the first five chapters and send them to another agent

The feedback I received from the first agent was very positive and specific enough for me to make some changes to the first five chapters including the addition of new chapters which revealed the backstory of the protagonist I more … Continue reading

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#22 Get the first rejection letter

Yippee,  I’ve got my first rejection letter. No really, this is a landmark. It means that I’ve actually written a novel sent it to an agent, someone has read the first five chapters, synopsis and cover letter and taken the … Continue reading

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#21 checking emails

Once the first five chapters, synopsis and cover letter have been sent to the agent there is the prolonged period of waiting for the response. Despite the fact that the website clearly states: allow ten to twelve weeks for a … Continue reading

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#1 Reading the Writers and Artists Yearbook

So my first novel is all printed off and in the hands of my least viscous critic, my girlfriend. Time now to get started on my second novel while I give the first one an all important cooling off period … Continue reading

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