In this extract, Rob talks about the excitement of getting a piece published and how you can use that energy to keep sending your work out.
Lisa Blower had won many prestigious awards for her short stories and yet, the publishing journey for her debut novel, ‘Sitting Ducks’, was a long and strenuous one.
‘After almost a month passed and we had not heard from you, my father asked your mother if he should approach his friends in the police department and look for you. but your mother refused. ‘I know my daughter. she will not come back unless she wants to. she doesn’t want to, yet.’
Yvonne Battle Felton discusses her publishing experience and the how she found an editor for her first novel, ‘Remembered’.
I paint a lot of the landscapes that I see as I’m hiking … sometimes it’s the view I get from the summit but other times it’s little tiny details, small landscapes that are kind […]
Whatever the mainstream narrative is, there may be some truth to that narrative but … there are always many other stories running alongside it, or going in opposition to it, and it would be foolish […]
One of the reasons we move so much is that we look at the communities … when we moved to Devon, there was a community of creative people there already that we joined and there […]
I do use made-up words in my fiction, peppered in amongst the English … for example, ‘gracekeeper’ is not a word … I just thought it sounded nice and had good connections with what I […]
I sat on the raw wood bench outside the hut. The sun had yet to show from behind the rugged peaks, and the whole big mass of Mount Cevedale towered over me. Jagged peaks and […]
On the Road to Ormskirk I find pavement I have driven before in another state, across a border, across an ocean that divided me from some other place, where I spoke to people in a […]