I’ve finished and edited Drift. So, I’m now deciding what to do next with it: Traditional Publishing: I’ve been considering Literary Agents to query that specialise in YA Fiction, especially Fantasy. Self Publishing: I’ve been considering editors and cover artists and toying with the idea of self publishing. Competitions: A new avenue, I’ve been considering… Continue reading YA Fiction Competitions
I went on the Sunday. I was so excited leading up to it that I didn’t sleep and I was shattered. Somehow, once I got there, my energy came back and I had an awesome time. We got to the outskirts of London at around 9am. The tube took 1.5 hours to Earls Cross. They… Continue reading YALC 2017 – Did you go?
Top That Publishing shared an insightful introduction into Children’s Picture Books and what to do if you are a writer or an illustrator wanting to make it in this industry. Top That Publishing at Felixstowe Book Festival I was so pleased when I saw that Top That Publishing were going to be speaking at Felixstowe… Continue reading Inside information on Publishing Children’s Picture Books
by Michael Cristiano As a writer, the last thing I want to do is restrict myself. Yes, it’s true, there are genres that I will never write (erotica, true crime, nonfiction textbooks on astrophysics), but other than that, I’m open to pretty much anything. I love straddling the line between genres, often bridging fantasy, […] via… Continue reading Can You Only Write in One Genre? — A Writer’s Path
Saturday, 1 July 2017, I attended Felixstowe Book Festival 2017. The first event of the weekend took place at Felixstowe Library and was a talk from author Alwyn Hamilton on her YA Trilogy, Rebel of the Sands. Alywn was interviewed by Hannah Rowe and then opened to the audience for questions. This article is based… Continue reading Alwyn Hamilton And Her Trilogy
My mistake I don’t want to even think about how many times I have edited my writing. I am always looking to improve it and post my writing online to get feedback. Nobody can be as brutal as I am about my own work, I never feel it is quite good enough. “I am going to… Continue reading Comma ‘gain – My comma was wrong!
My dream? Like many, my dream has always been to become a published writer. Through this website, I plan to blog my writing experiences on my journey, which hopefully will lead to success. I shall share everything I have learnt, top tips others have shared with me through to my ups and downs as I… Continue reading My dream – 6 years on and still the same