Here’s a dose of publishing realism for ya

I just read an article about the ins and outs of a publishing house and Jesus, the whole ‘traditionally publishing a book’ is really depressing. Thanks, Ian. But on a side note, it is a really good article.  

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Who should you write for?

When I was younger I went to uni to learn how to be a better writer. I think it was there that I first heard the advice that you should try to write what the publisher wants (or think they want). It makes sense because if you wanted to get published you’d have to appeal […]

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Having what it takes to be a writer – success and failure.

The other day I was just surfing the web when I decided to look up not people who were successful writers, but people who were failures at writing. It was the first time I’d looked at writer and the publishing industry from that perspective before. It’s probably a good thing I did because I came […]

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