Category Archive: Get Published

Nov 22

THE BUSINESS OF BOOKS: GUILDING THE LILY – Jane Cable meets Book Guild author Sally Jenkins

How much of your working life does the business of books take up? Around 40% of my working life is spent on writing and writing-related activities. I work for a multinational IT consultancy three days a week which, in theory, leaves two days for the business of books. In reality, domestic trivia eats into those …

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Oct 25

The Business of Books: Millions of Thrills – Jane Cable meets USA Today bestselling author Louise Jensen

Louise’s first two novels, The Sister and The Gift, were both No.1 bestsellers, and have been sold for translation in sixteen territories. The Sister was nominated for The Goodreads Awards Debut of 2016. The Surrogate is out now. 1) How much of your working life does the business of books take up? I’m quite structured and tend to work 9-3.15 …

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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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Mar 17

Triskele Books’ Big Five Competition

Triskele are launching an exciting competition for writers, in conjunction with Words with Jam Magazine. Triskele is based on a commitment to great writing, professional presentation and a strong sense of place, as well as ethical operation and support for other writers. These five principles underpin the Big Five competition. The Prize: a year’s mentorship – from manuscript to publication …

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Feb 02

Gillian Holmes, (aka The Editor) Responded to Frost’s Request for Help Writing a Synopsis

Synopsis: A brief summary of the plot of a novel, motion picture, play etc. by Gillian Holmes   A very talented friend of mine sent me the synopsis of the novel she was writing for her Creative Writing MA. Her tutor had sent her away with a flea in her ear, and she came to …

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Jan 26

Early Chapters by Gillian Holmes of The Editor | Get Published

Frost is delighted to have an editor of Gillian’s calibre to help aspiring authors. It’s particularly apt, because the fundraising Independent Author Book Award, run by www.wordsforthewounded.co.uk is open for entries until 6th March 2016.   Last year’s winner, Jane Cable, is now represented by the Caroline Sheldon Literary Agency as a direct result of the competition. Felicity Trew of the Caroline Sheldon Literary …

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