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Do I Own My Story? But What If It’s Also Your Story, and You Don’t Want Me To Tell It?

From Laurie Hertzel, senior books editor at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and memoirist of News to Me: Memoirs of an Accidental Journalist (U. Of Minn. Press), some sound advice on publishing your memoirs. They are your memories, but how do you separate your … Continue reading

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Romance Writing Life Competition for Unpublished Manuscripts

Sponsored by WHSmith, Kobo, Mills and Book, and Kobo Writing Life, the Romance Writing Life Competition is offering a digital and print publishing contract with Mills and Book and promotion through the sponsors. They are looking for “strong, hook-driven stories, with … Continue reading

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Bath Novel Award 2015 – March 31st

Deadline for the Bath Novel Award is looming – closes midnight GMT on March 31st 2015 Summary of competition Novels can be in any genre written for adult or young adult (13+) readers. Children’s novels are not eligible. Submissions should include (up to) the … Continue reading

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Call for Manuscripts from Killer Reads

Crime or thriller writer? Is your manuscript complete? Take a look at Killer Reads, the new digital crime and thriller imprint from HarperCollins. Here’s what they’re looking for: We are on the lookout for commercial crime and thrillers ranging from … Continue reading

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The WoMentoring Project

NEWS!!! I’m pleased to announce my involvement with a new initiative called The WoMentoring Project, which is being organised by the author Kerry Hudson. The project is bringing together women writers, agents, and editors, to offer free mentoring to up … Continue reading

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Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2014 – The Long List

Four good things about the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2014 Long List which was announced today: International writers on the reading panel – including the fabulous talents of Elif Shafak and Sarah Hall Blind reading made it completely … Continue reading

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What Editors Are Looking for in 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR Are you writing the NEXT BIG THING? Are you starting to think about where to send it, to wonder who will be interested in your book? You know all about the pages and pages of listings in … Continue reading

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