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Self-publishing and policing content I heard Michael Tamblyn speak at last week’s FutureBook conference and he was very entertaining. He highlighted the issues about policing self-publishing content, especially with erotica.  Some publishers have voiced their concerns about the growth and … Continue reading

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Duotrope is the best writers’ resource I’ve come across I’ve had success with my submissions.  Check it out at: https://duotrope.com/  

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Authors should not work for free I agree with Philip Hensher that authors should not work for free.  They are professionals just like anyone else and often given the mantra ‘but you’ll get enormous publicity and coverage if you do … Continue reading

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The Power 1000 – London’s most influential people So nice to see a wide range of writers and the publishing industry’s movers and shakers on the top 1,000 list of influential Londoners.  For those of us who dream or had … Continue reading

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Short story submissions not good for BBC ‘s short story award 2013 It is disappointing to hear that the standards of submissions were very low. According to one of the judges, very few people are good at short stories.  Sad indictment … Continue reading

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NoViolet Bulawayo So glad that NoViolet Bulawyo, a lady from my African region, is on Man Booker Prize shortlist!  I’ve been reading the book already and loving it.

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