You hear a lot about agents in the book publishing process, but what exactly do they do and do you need one? We hung out with Amanda Preston, of LBA Literary Agency, who gave us the run-down on how agents help writers, when in your writing process you should approach one, and what publishers are [...]
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Once upon time self-publishing was the social pariah of the writing world. The world of publishing would disapprove of the mere mortals who had the audacity to think they knew better than the great God of traditional publishing. But then the evil Sith Lord Amazon with his online Global marketplace, created a worldwide shop floor [...]
Kathryn Brown is the author of two books, mum to 13 year old daughter Amy and runs a sheep and arable farm in Northumberland. Being a lover of writing since an early age, Kathryn has written many short stories and articles before focusing more on novels, reaching her ultimate ambition to have her debut novel [...]
Jennifer Oko has won praise for her fiction writing — The New York Times Book Review called her first book Lying Together: My Russian Affair “riveting” and twice named it an Editor’s Choice. Her second book was a Hot Summer Read in USA Today and a Pick of the Month in Marie Claire magazine. She [...]
How many of us have the dream of writing a novel and getting it published? How many of us would like to get it done this year? Kerry Fisher had that dream and she did it, what’s more she’s written us a guest post telling us how she did it. Read her story and [...]
Michael Harling moved to Sussex from Upstate New York in 2002 to marry a woman he met hiking in Ireland six months earlier. He is the author of three humorous books about his introduction and transition into expat life. Finding Rachel Davenport is his first novel. Find out why he has such a great opinion [...]
BritMums is delighted to take part in the virtual book tour with Coleen Paratore, a children’s book author who has a new book called BIG, published by Little Pickle Press. BIG challenges young readers to find small ways to make a big difference. We asked Coleen our 5 most burning questions about writing for children. [...]
Why the next few months will make a big difference if you want to publish an illustrated book The rise and rise of the eBook has made it much easier for most people who want to be authors to get their book out there for people to buy. Kindle Direct Publishing allows you to upload [...]
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