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The Anxious Author by Lindsay Galvin

The Anxious Author by Lindsay Galvin

Apologies this doesn’t have quite the lighthearted tone of my other posts. It’s also too long. But I’m not anxious about that. This is important to share. I am an anxious author. Big deal, a lot of us are. What with the cycle of hope, rejection, waiting — oh the agony...

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NORTHERN EXPOSURE by Caroline Murphy

NORTHERN EXPOSURE by Caroline Murphy

Northern Exposure Publishing is a very London-centric business, and writers far from the buzz of book launches, agent events and conferences can feel isolated and overlooked. So what can writers ‘up north’ do make sure they’re not left out in the cold? Caroline Murphy...

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Welcome to WOWCON

Welcome to WOWCON

Hello everyone, First of all - WELCOME to the first (and hopefully not last!) WriteMentor Online Writing Conference! I am delighted to be opening this online, accessible conference which has been designed especially for those unable to access in-person conferences due...

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The Art of the Arc by A.J. Sass

The Art of the Arc by A.J. Sass

The Art of the Arc An effective, engaging novel has several moving parts. Most people are familiar with plot. It’s usually the external circumstances you describe when someone asks, “What’s your book about?” But even the most exciting plot can fall flat without...

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Sub that Book Baby! by Marisa Noelle

Sub that Book Baby! by Marisa Noelle

  So you’ve written a book, you’ve had beta readers and CPs look at it, you’ve queried it to every last agent in the Writer’s and Artist’s Handbooks, even that one that who’s on a sabbatical to Antarctica, and now you have an agent. (Or maybe you plan to sub to...

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Openings and Hooks by Chio Zoe

In with a bang Welcome to the new age of short attention spans and immediate gratification. You know what I’m talking about. With so much information out there to see, no one has the time to wait for you to get to the point. Now gone are those days of slow starting...

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#PitchWM

#PitchWM

When: Sunday 3rd March until Friday 8th March 5pm GMT. Where: On Twitter, in reply to the pinned tweet on the @writementor account. How to enter: reply to the pinned tweet, with your best twitter pitch (one per person) using the #PitchWM hashtag. You must also RT the...

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