Writer's craft

Your manuscript: build the world and let it go

Your manuscript: build the world and let it go

I’m girding my loins for something many of my SCBWI friends already know well: the ordeal of submitting a finished manuscript to childrens’ literary agents. I’ve been here before, including with an early draft of the not-bad-but-could-be-more-sparkly science fiction novel I’m about to do the rounds with again. That experience last autumn was an eye-opener [...]

[ 4 ] July 16, 2015 |

Space

Your manuscript: build the world and let it go

Your manuscript: build the world and let it go

I’m girding my loins for something many of my SCBWI friends already know well: the ordeal of submitting a finished manuscript to childrens’ literary agents. I’ve been here before, including with an early draft of the not-bad-but-could-be-more-sparkly science fiction novel I’m about to do the rounds with again. That experience last autumn was an eye-opener [...]

[ 4 ] July 16, 2015 |

Social media how-to

How-to videos helping authors with social media

How-to videos helping authors with social media

I am a huge fan of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and this year I’ve been contributing social media how-to videos demonstrating Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and other social tools of relevance to authors and illustrators.

[ 0 ] November 20, 2013 |

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