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Pitfalls of Publishing, or Lest I Forget

I’m now in the fortunate position of having three books published by DAW, with two more due out in January 2017 and October 2017, but achieving a novel publishing deal took years from my first short story sale to a … Continue reading

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New Two-Book Deal

With Crossways less than 2 weeks away from publication I just got the go-ahead from my lovely agent (Amy Boggs of Donald Maass Literary) to announce this. I have a new contract with DAW for another two books to follow … Continue reading

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Re-reading my own book: Winterwood.

Having delivered Crossways, due for publication in August, I’ve stepped sideways straight into the edits for Winterwood, my third book – and a very different one from the first two space operas. Set in an alternate 1800 with magic, Winterwood … Continue reading

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How long is a novel?

As aspiring novellists we always receive conflicting pieces of advice. ‘A book should be as long as it needs to be,’ is always a good one, but it’s also generally sound advice that, ‘first time novellists should aim for a … Continue reading

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Scrivening

Jaine Fenn’s blog about Scrivener over at http://www.jainefenn.com/2014/03/scrive/ has prompted me to do a blog post about editing with Scrivener. I love Scrivener with a deep love. Karen Traviss recommended it at the beginning of last year and I thought … Continue reading

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Publishers Marketplace Announcement

The announcement of my three book deal in Publishers Marketplace. So cool. This is never getting old.

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Three Book Deal

It’s official and I can now announce it. I’ve got a three book deal with DAW in the USA (part of the Penguin group) for two science fiction and one fantasy novel. Two of them have been written already and … Continue reading

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