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May 8th, 2023 | Blog, Getting Started, Perfecting the craft, Tips

You might be asking why I think this is important enough for an entire blog post but in order to manage your own expectations in the world of print publishing, you need to know a little something about word counts. If you’re intending to self-publish, most of the following doesn’t […]

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August 30th, 2014 | Blog, Books, Genre, Getting Started, Guest posts | Tags:

by Raelke Grimmer Serialised fiction was once the way people read fiction, published in instalments in newspapers or magazines. Dickens’ work first appeared in serialised form, with fans anticipating each new instalment of his work. Over the years, serialisation has given way to completed novels, but with the advent of […]

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June 3rd, 2014 | Blog, Getting Started, Short Stories | Tags:

If you are not fortunate enough to have an editor then a little distance between the completion of a first draft and an edit can be useful. Time to forget what you were actually writing about can help the writer to approach the story as a reader might. Can you […]

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