Seven years ago I began writing my first novel. Two years later I submitted it to 35 agents and received rejections across the board. I don't blame them, deep down I never felt like I wrote what I had intended. At the end of last year I re-visited the original idea and began writing it … Continue reading What’s holding your writing back?
Mistakes I still make as a writer
Despite having been at this game for the past five years I still repeatedly make the same mistakes. Hopefully others can avoid my repeated mishaps: 1. Tenses. When I write I will confuse my tenses consistently. It's an editing nightmare but I can't stop - when I'm writing it's the last thing I'm concerned with, … Continue reading Mistakes I still make as a writer
The tricky path of self-publishing
So, a couple of years ago I sent out the manuscript for my first novel and received blanket rejections. As rejections go most were incredibly nice, a few were a little less nice. Recently I decided to re-visit my novel and edit it once again - I tightened it up and added in a couple … Continue reading The tricky path of self-publishing