Jane Cable

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Name: Jane Cable
Date registered: August 1, 2014

Latest posts

  2. THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: TELLING THE WORLD – Jane Cable meets Bookouture publicist Kim Nash — December 6, 2017
  3. THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: IGNORING NOVEMBER – Jane Cable considers NaNoWriMo — November 29, 2017
  4. THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: GUILDING THE LILY – Jane Cable meets Book Guild author Sally Jenkins — November 22, 2017
  5. THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: TWITTERQUETTE – Jane Cable’s personal foibles — November 15, 2017

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Oct 18

The Business of Books: Fiction, Friends and New Beginnings – Choc Lit’s latest signing Carol Thomas takes over!

I’d like to start this post by saying thank you to my fellow Chindi Author and friend Jane Cable for inviting me along to share the experience of getting my first publishing contract. She has left me to it, so I am titling this piece Fiction, Friends and New Beginnings and dedicating it to Jane. …

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Oct 11

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: MENTAL HEALTH IN FICTION – Jane Cable on romance in the wake of World Mental Health Day

When I was a rookie author working with my first editor I wanted to write a book with a central character who had OCD. I had a friend with quite a severe form of the illness and he was willing to help me to get it right. But I was told in no uncertain terms …

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Oct 04

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: IN HISTORY WE TRUST – Jane Cable turns her hand to event management

  On Sunday about forty people turned up to an event I organised at a wet and windy Studland Bay and proud doesn’t even begin to cover it. My latest novel, Another You, is set in Studland but that was just the catalyst for Dive into D-Day, run in conjunction with the National Trust. A …

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Sep 27

The Business of Books: Blending Fact and Fiction – Jane Cable meets GP turned author Carol Cooper

  1) How much of your working life does the business of books take up? About half my working hours are now taken up with book-related activities. It’s not all writing, as there’s social media, marketing, research, and the rest. The other half of the time, I teach medical students, do some journalism, and fit …

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Sep 20

The Business of Books: A Sense of Place – Jane Cable on how fact and fiction can easily blur

Writers are inspired by many different things but for me it always starts with a place. A little over two years ago I found myself in the middle of the steam punk festival in Lincoln. People in amazing costumes were everywhere, breathing life into the city’s cobbled climbs and quirky coffee shops. It felt as …

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Sep 13

The Business of Books: When Academic Research Matters – Jane Cable meets academic Ria Cheyne

  What is your book related job? I’m an academic (university lecturer) who specialises in genre fiction, particularly the representation of disability in literature. This means that I spend a lot of my time talking with students and colleagues about books, and reading fiction and what other people have written about it. A big part …

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Sep 06

Business of Books: So Much to Give – Part 2: Jane Cable on how individual authors help charities

Business of Books: So Much to Give – Part 2 Jane Cable on how individual authors help charities Two weeks ago I wrote about how groups of authors help charities so now I’m going to turn my attention to the valuable input that individual writers can have, both in terms of time and money.   …

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Aug 30

The Business of Books: Jane Cable talks to Choclit author and Romaniac Laura E James

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: Connect, engage – and write! Jane Cable talks to Choclit author and Romaniac Laura E James 1: How much of your working life does the business of books take up? I like to start the day by clearing my emails and writing my guest posts, updating the accounts, attending to social …

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