Have just checked the shortlisted entries for the Festival of Romance New Talent Award and was shocked and surprised to find my novel Blackfeather is on there. Though it's listed under my real name and not the pseudonym I write under, but that will probably be my own fault. I bet I didn't include that on my info. No matter, I'm on cloud nine at the moment.See More
"I have started a Crowdfunder Campaign to try and raise the £400 needed to get my novel edited before publication. There are rewards for each level of donation ranging from copies of the ebook to feather charms, signed postcards and paperbacks…"
There are freelance editors around, some who work on contract for publishers. It all depends on what you consider to be very expensive! Self-pubbing can be a very expensive venture even though there is little cost involved in uploading a…"
Can anyone recommend a good copy-editor?I've looked at both The Literary Consultancy and Daniel Goldsmiths but they're both very expensive. Is there anyone around that is just as professional that might be more within my limited budget. I do want to get the book right before publishing and am worried that if I don't get it edited professionally I'll be making a huge mistake. Thanks all.See More
Hi everyone,I'm just coming to the end of yet another edit on my debut novel, Blackfeather and am hoping to self publish, in e-book version anyway, by the 1st of december this year.However, I'd really like a few beta readers before I go ahead but other than friends and family I'm not sure where I'd find them. Does anyone know of a group or individuals who might be interested in doing this and would do it for free as I'm on a super tight budget? The manuscript is a paranormal romance/adventure…See More
"Thanks for the welcome Francine. I was going to post an introduction yesterday but got sidetracked. Anyway, I write paranormal romance, and stories with a mystery and folklore/myth element and I've decided to self publish rather than go the…"