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Yvonne Arlott - Author
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Cornwall based author of sci-fi and fantasy books.
Cornwall based author of sci-fi and fantasy books.

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Releasing a Book
I always find releasing a book a really exciting but also a very scary process. I end up going over and over the manuscript trying to make sure it is as error free as I can make it and worrying if I’ve missed anything. It’s only when I finally sign off on t...
Releasing a Book
Releasing a Book
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New Fantasy Book
After a lot of editing, proofreading and typesetting I’m finally in the process of publishing the first book of my new fantasy series. The book is set in a fantasy world, parts of which were inspired by the Cornish landscape and coastline. Magic exists ther...
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Books I've Read
I decided to update my Goodreads author account by adding some information about myself and
some of the books I’ve read. After I’d finished I was surprised by just how many books I’d added to my read list, especially when I realised how many classics I’ve ...
Books I've Read
Books I've Read
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Current Progress Of My Fantasy Trilogy
So once again I’ve discovered being a perfectionist is more of a curse than a blessing. I did have book one completed but I wasn’t really happy with the last 9 chapters of the book even though other people said they were okay and I tried to ignore my doubts...
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Dragons
I love dragons and even attempted to carve one and incorporate it into
one of my artistic pieces titled Release - Dragon Sculpture. I’m not
really sure why I have such a passion for them but I guess it’s because I
envisage them as being large majestic cr...
Dragons
Dragons
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Editing My New Fantasy Book
I’ve been busy editing/rewriting the first draft of my new fantasy book. I asked someone to read through the whole story and give me feedback which was really helpful as it was great to have someone else’s perspective on the book. The only trouble with the ...
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The Magic Key - 2
Continuation of posts 10 Minute Madness Experiment and The Magic Key - 1 ‘It’s obvious it’s old. You know no more than I do so just admit that instead of speculating the obvious.’ ‘I was only trying to help,’ he answered, hurt by his older sisters comments....
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New Author Page
I decided it was a good idea to create an author page at Amazon, something I had been putting off doing because of a fear of the unknown combined with being unsure what information to provide about myself. I shouldn’t have worried though as the whole proces...
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What I’m Currently Working On
The first book I wrote was a science fiction although people have told me since it’s a mystery as well as it kept them in suspense as to what would happen next and how the story would end. I love the genres of science fiction and fantasy equally though and ...
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Photography
I decided to try and improve my photography skills to help when I’m
trying to put together covers for books or take pictures of my
woodturning so I joined a local camera club. They have monthly
competitions which I’ve only entered a couple of times and w...
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