“Are you published yet?” Through gritted teeth I respond no. I don’t add anything else. The answer is quite complicated and I know the person asking the question is trying to be polite. They most likely don’t want to hear about the agonies of the unpublished author. I watch their face. They nod, slowly. WonderingContinue reading “The Torment of the Unpublished Author”
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When Will Someone Say Yes?
“It is fresh, face paced and I would like to read it to the end.” Late last year I entered the first part of my manuscript into a competition. First prize included a large amount of cash plus the writing currency needed to attract major attention from publishers. I had almost forgotten about the competitionContinue reading “When Will Someone Say Yes?”