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Writers are used to rejection. (Here’s a collection of woe-is-me turned wow stories. There’s  this, or even this one are all relevant to the great wheel of rejection) Where ever a writer might be on the career scale, best seller … Continue reading

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What’s in a Book Launch?

When I’m working on my own writing I find it difficult to read within my preferred genre. For me one of the biggest advantages of SFF is, while there’s a good dose of imagination and future thought in it, the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Jo Zebedee – How I Lost My Agent.

This week, I bring you a guest post from Jo Zebedee author of the upcoming Abendau’s Heir from Tickety Boo Press. The lady has been through some trials despite/as well as getting that publishing contract. We authors fixate on goals, … Continue reading

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Strong Female Characters (or, why no one likes Sansa Stark).

I come from a town where the woman of the house didn’t take well to back chat, but gossip was expected – how else do you learn about what transpired the night before? A housewife was left to deal with … Continue reading

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The Big Wide World

Nine Worlds happened this weekend, a convention for fans of anything ‘geek’. Games, comics, films, books and T.V. shows were all covered, spanning all age groups and geeky genres. Interesting and apropos academic panels merged well with the more traditional … Continue reading

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