It’s the end of another year, and time for another top ten post overview! 2015 was an exciting year for Finish That Novel! and an exciting year for me personally. My novel Automaton was selected for publication last December, which led to a thrilling publishing adventure for me (and lots of busyness!). Meanwhile, Finish That Novel! grew about … More Top 10 Posts of 2015
Once upon a time I was reading through some fiction by well meaning (and sometimes very talented) indie authors. Among the pieces was a screenplay that the writer wanted desperately to sell and that he believed was brilliant. He didn’t know why it got flat rejections when he submitted it, but I could see the … More How to Format Your Novel for Submission (And Why It Matters)
Hello, and welcome to the final section in our three-part “Now What?” series looking at options for publication. So far we’ve covered both indie and traditional publishing, and today we’re going to look at something that’s a little different: writing contests. There are many contests out there year-round that offer publication, publicity and money as … More I’m Done! Now What?: Writing Contests
Welcome to part two of my three-part “Now What?” series focusing on different methods of publication. Part one focused on self-publishing. Part two focuses on something more traditional: the publishing house, “legitimate” publication in which a manuscript is submitted and accepted by professional publishers and editors and then printed and sold in stores.