Friday, 10 July 2009

A Smattering of Stuff

A post of bits and pieces for your perusal and pleasure.

Children's author, Barry Hutchison, who I interviewed here, and is Trapped By Monsters here, has launched a manuscript critiquing service.
With over fourteen years of professional writing under his belt Barry has much to offer the aspiring writer. So, if you’re interested in this opportunity to have your work professionally analyzed, please fill in the enquiry form on Barry's website page and he promises to get back to you within 48 hours.
You can find more details and the enquiry form here.

POD Publishing and Youwriteon.
The has revealed that Legend Press is taking over New Generation Publishing, a print-on-demand service created last year in partnership with the website YouWriteOn. According to the Bookseller piece, 'YouWriteOn has plans to launch its own publishing service, run solely by the writers' site.'
You can read the article here.
The recent Youwriteon self-publishing scheme was mentioned in my Self-Publishing series which you can read by following the Self-Publishing link on the left hand side under Labels.

Happy 1st Birthday - An Awfully Big Blog Adventure

Today is the first birthday of this blog and to celebrate they're giving away lots of books. The ABBA team consists of some great writers, so do pop along and wish them a Happy Birthday.

The ABBA team: Adele Geras; Anne Cassidy; Anne Rooney; Catherine Johnson; Charles Butler; Damian Harvey; Dianne Hofmeyr; Elen Caldecott; Gillian Philip; Joan Lennon; John Dougherty; Karen Ball; Katherine Langrish; Katherine Roberts; Leslie Wilson; Linda Strachan; Lucy Coats; Lynn Huggins-Cooper; Marie-Louise Jensen; Meg Harper; Michelle Lovric; N M Browne; Nick Green; Nicola Morgan; Penny Dolan; Sally Nicholls; Susan Price

An Awfully Big Blog Adventure

Things to look out for on tall tales & short stories
Interviews, competitions and much more.


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