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How to get published | Masterclass 1

Masterclasses from the 2005 London Book Fair

Chaired by the writer and journalist John Walsh, a panel of four publishing insiders deliberated the thorny subject of how to get published in front of a large, well-informed, near-capacity audience of writers at the London Book Fair.  Read more

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Creative Commons | Changes in the book trade

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This series is looking at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

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Writers' routes to their audiences | Changes in the book trade

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This series is looking at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

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Copyright under pressure | Changes in the book trade

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This series is looking at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

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Self-publishing' - career suicide' or 'really great'? | Changes in the book trade

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This series is looking at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

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Writers’ routes to their audiences | Latest changes in the book trade 5

The current situation in the book trade is one of rapid change. It's important for writers to understand what is happening as it will impact on their own chances of getting their work published and how it will be published. This newly revised series will look at the changes in the book trade, with a different focus each week.  Read more

Is a creative writing degree really worth it?

by Josh Spears

Like any craftsman dedicated to the improvement of his chosen vocation, a logical step for aspiring wordsmiths is to take a university degree in Creative Writing. At the end of three arduous years of dedication to the literary arts you will end up with a piece of paper, telling everyone you thrust it at that, yes, you can write and, yes, this also extends to reading too.  Read more

Help get your book ready

Help get your book ready for publication with an editorial service

One morning last week I found myself peering over the shoulder of the Brimstone Corner Police Chief studying the body of a young woman found floating in a weedy pond. For the rest of the day I followed the chief around town in search of the killer. But along the way there were a few moments of disorientation and confusion and I found myself a little perplexed.  Read more

Suzanne Joinson gives her advice on getting published

The Writers and Artists How to Get Published Conference

7th July 2012 at the Wellcome Collection, London

Suzanne Joinson, author of the forthcoming A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar (Bloomsbury), offers her advice to aspiring writers attending the Writers' & Artists' How to Get Published Conference on July 7th at the Wellcome Collection, London:  Read more

Getting my novel published

First-time author Garth Gunston took two accidental steps which made the difference between attracting a ‘proper publisher' and having to self- publish.

The Tissue Trail cover I had done all the textbook advice actions - buying and studying The Writers' and Artists' Yearbook, writing a submission cover letter and synopsis plus my first three chapters, and getting my manuscript seriously proo  Read more

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