There is a lot of waiting in a writer’s life. Waiting for your beta reader to get back to you. Waiting for replies to your query. Waiting while an agent reads your full. Waiting while your book is out on submission. Waiting for your book to be released. Waiting, waiting, waiting. And sometimes all that … More Writing Tip Wednesday: What To Do When Waiting For Something In Publishing.
I dream of being published one day, and I dream about it being wonderful and glorious, of course I realise its going to be really hard work as well, I mean books don’t just write themselves and, you know, deadlines. I like to read about other writers experiences to prepare myself for the day all … More Dear Writers: What being published is really like.
This week I read a great post by YA author Maggie Stiefvater (Shiver Trilogy) titled ‘Publishing Does Not Want To Eat Your Heart Out.’ It is a great post for all aspiring authors. She was asked a question from a fan about how to get an agent to say ‘Your book is interesting and yes’ … More Writing Tip Wednesday: Maggie Stiefvater talks publishing.
“Something of real quality will be recognized somewhere, sooner or later” — Mimi Jones, editor. “Publishers are always on the lookout for a good book. This is something to keep in mind no matter how discouraging the prospect of finding a publisher is, no matter how many rejection slips you get, and no matter how … More Some advice quotes on how to get published.