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Elizabeth Davies
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She’s a bit too old to be writing erotica, isn’t she?
I was in a bookshop-cum-coffeehouse
the other day, when I couldn’t help overhearing a conversation between two
ladies at the next table. Okay, couldn’t help is an exaggeration – I was actually earwigging. They were discussing an author
who publishes erotica...
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So you want to be a beta reader?
Great! Authors love beta readers. We can’t get enough of
them, good ones especially.  In an
earlier blog I talked about at what stage in your manuscript you might think
about sending it to betas. Now let’s look at things from a beta’s point of
view. I’ve be...
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When to send your manuscript to beta readers?
After doing another round of beta
reading for several authors and being sent manuscripts in various stages of
completion, I’ve been considering which is the best point in the life of a
manuscript to send it out to beta readers, bearing in mind that an autho...
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It’s been batted around for ages that Amazon is deleting reviews from books if it suspects those reviews are written by friends of the author. I have no knowledge of this personally, however the issue seems to have been gathering speed over the last few mon...
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Free book for you to enjoy
Okay, I admit it, I'm spamming. But at least I'm not asking you to buy it - it's free. All you need to do is tell me which email address to send it to. Click this secure link to let me know your email address.
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Happy New Year!!
Sorry I've been away so long - I've been concentrating on my writing. I promise to do better this year. Here's hoping 2016 will bring you everything you wish for xxxx
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You know what they say about eggs and a single basket...
I became a published author because of Smashwords. Until I discovered their site (and that was purely by chance, if I remember rightly) I'd had no luck travelling down the traditional publishing road. In fact, I hadn't made it out of my front door! When I r...
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Thoughts on self-publishing
Alyssa Flowers asked me some questions about my experiences of self publishing. Here's the link to her website and the blog: http://buff.ly/1OoKsQY I really enjoyed reflecting on the whole process and I hope up-and-coming writers can learn from some of the ...
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Editors! Who needs ‘em?
Actually you do, if you’re an author, or plan on becoming one. Let me tell you a story. Are you sitting comfortably? Then
I’ll begin… Once upon a time a would-be author decided to write a novel. She wrote and wrote and wrote, and after the end of a lot of w...
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