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6 Things I’ve Learned about Being a Published Author

My aim had always been to be a published author. I have achieved my aim. Now what? Writing a novel or two is the biggest

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The Brief Crowdfunding Pitch De-Brief

So you have pitched and now you are wondering how the hell did I do? 1. On the pitching letter. Make it pithy and make each

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Your Crowdfunding Pitch Letter

The letter needs to be pithy and to the point. Short direct pitches work better cos firstly people have no time and secondly they have

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INTERVIEW: American writer Robert Raymer on Writing and Publishing

Robert Raymer is an American writer and writing facilitator from Grove City, Pennsylvania, who now lives in Kuching, Sarawak on the island of Borneo. I have met

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STOP PRESS: Ivy Ngeow wins 2016 International Proverse Prize (FIRST PRIZE)

I am thrilled my first novel Cry of the Flying Rhino has won this prestigious international literary prize for an unpublished full-length work of prose fiction. Winning the 2016 Proverse Prize is

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How I came to be Crowdfunding with Unbound

  I was on around Day 27 of NaNoWriMo and doing quite well I thought, writing my third novel, with my word count of c

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The Sadomasochistic Art of Writing: you know what I’m talking about yes you do

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Rejections and the Pound on the Ground

So I had two rejections today, both for short stories. Another for my novel pitch, four days ago. No thanks For those of you who are