Find a Literary Agent

Are you an author who has a book that you would like to see published? If so, you may want to use the services of a literary agent. Also, if you are an author who has been shopping your book around without success, an agent may be worth examining. Unfortunately, many new authors are unsureContinue reading “Find a Literary Agent”

Do not Get Burned – Watch out for Publishing Scams

Are you an author who would like to get a book published? Of course you are!!! If you are currently an unpublished author, you may do just about anything to see your book in print. As good as it is to have goals and dreams, it is also important to have knowledge on your side.Continue reading “Do not Get Burned – Watch out for Publishing Scams”

Digital Publishing

Are you a writer who has tried and tried and tried again to get your book published? If you have and if you have only been met with rejection letter after rejection letter, your first impulse may be to give up. The decision to do so is yours to make, but if you do believeContinue reading “Digital Publishing”

Letters from France?

Sitting here today working on part of my Inspector Flaange detective series and I suddenly remembered the term ‘French Letter’ as a euphemism for a condom. So I wondered why is it ‘French Letter’? Any ideas? I found this quote “In Britain, this is a rather old-fashioned euphemism for a condom; in France the phraseContinue reading “Letters from France?”

Some thoughts on Self-Publishing

Are you an author who has a book that you would like to see published? If you are, you should know that you do have a few different options. While the most common approach taken involves relying on a third-party publishing house, you do also have the option of self-publishing your own book. At theContinue reading “Some thoughts on Self-Publishing”

Some thoughts on Children’s Book Publishing

Are you a writer who would like to write and publish a children’s book? If you are, you should know that you have a lot of work ahead of you. A lot of new writer’s believe that children’s books are easy to write. Yes, children’s books are easier to write but that does not meanContinue reading “Some thoughts on Children’s Book Publishing”

What about Literary Agents?

I decided to put together some articles about publishing your work. The articles will examine things like different genres, self-publishing, publishing tips, children’s books etc. I thought I would start with some thoughts about literary agents. Are you a writer who would like to get a book published? If you are, you may have heardContinue reading “What about Literary Agents?”

Research!!

Continuing with my writing of the latest book – Fairy Hanny and the Sons of Turenn. Looking back at the things I referred to yesterday as I worked on the latest chapter… Other words for Turd… Lyrics to Nature Boy… Spelling of Diarrhoea… Lots of possible variations! Google translate… Shades of Red… Varieties of PersianContinue reading “Research!!”