Today I ordered my book cover. After a great deal of umming and ahhing as I filtered through the various companies online, I finally made a decision, and boy was it hard. There are literally hundreds and thousands of companies out there, all promising to make you a top-notch cover. One that will catch the… Continue reading Books – Covering It!
As I get no response from yet another publisher I can’t help wondering if I’m going down the right route for me. I started writing not thinking about publishing. As time progressed I started considering self-publishing. I then changed my mind and went down the traditional publishing route. I’m now at the stage where I’m… Continue reading Traditional Publishing vs Self Publishing
As I’ve mentioned before I’m currently trying to get my first book published so today I thought I’d share and excerpt with you: Blurb: Hearing word of Earth’s pending destruction, Ax and his men decide to grab a human and sell it to the highest bidder. But he didn’t realise what he was getting when… Continue reading Ethereal Lives
Well, last week I passed the date when I should have heard back from the publisher, which leaves me feeling extremely deflated. I think I’d rather get a rejection than nothing. Now I find myself in limbo wondering what to do. I already know who I’m submitting to next but do I do it or… Continue reading Out Of Time
Okay, I hate waiting. I’ve officially decided that I suck at it. I submitted my manuscript one week ago and already the waiting is driving me nuts. The publisher I’ve sent it to say there is a three to five week wait. Which I’m well aware is a very good time span. But let’s be… Continue reading The Waiting Game
After weeks of editing, and ignoring my poor blog, “Ethereal Lives” has finally been sent to a publisher. I don’t mind admitting that I thought this day would never come. As my beta readers spotted plot hole after plot hole in my work. All things got forgotten as I tried desperately to fill in the… Continue reading Tick Tock
Today I got my first rejection letter. After nearly seven weeks of waiting for a response to my submission, an email from the publishers finally appeared in my inbox… And it said no! I can’t really say im surprised, it was my first submission, of my first manuscript. Chances of success were slim, though obviously… Continue reading The Joy Of Rejection
After a great deal of debating, googling and help from L M Brown, I have finally made my first submission. And oh what fun it was… yes that is sarcasm, wow it was hard. From query letter to synopsis I have to admit I struggled and thank god I had help. I just hope it’s… Continue reading Submissions