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Writing Without Time: Indie October Guest Post by Meredith Debonnaire

WRITING WITHOUT TIME: Being a poor indie writer trying to write while juggling with two-and-a-half jobs and the electrified zombie of your social life. I often see advice for writers along the lines of “Write every day” and “set aside … Continue reading

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I don’t know the answer, I barely understand the question: Indie October guest post by Andy Hill

Do you wander around a first world town centre, bemused at how the general population manages to exist even as a rudimentary civilisation? Ever stared out of an aeroplane at the houses, roads and train tracks below, knowing full well … Continue reading

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How to kill a hundred people: A Indie October guest post by Nimue Brown

Let me begin by explaining Hopeless Maine. It started life as a graphic novel series set on an imaginary island off the coast of Maine. There’s now a role play game, prose books in the offing and other things in … Continue reading

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The Joy of Thursday Nights: Indie-October guest post from Amy Wilson

  I was absolutely not looking for a writing group. I had nothing against writing groups, I was sure that they were wonderful for some people. It’s just that I didn’t think I would be one of them. I had … Continue reading

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Blurbing: Reduxed

Way back in December last year, a month or so before ‘A Spider In the Eye’ was released I made a post about blurbing. The art of writing a blurb for the back of a paperback. I was having a … Continue reading

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Indie-October looms…

Back in April as regular, and the occasional passing readers may remember I did a series of posts for Indie April. Posts all about various indie writers and creatives and their work. This was a surprisingly successful endeavour and as … Continue reading

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Fiscal realities of publishing… and the pursuit of happiness…

‘If everything you do and everything you are is in pursuit of money, then you are already bankrupt.’       ~ Cake, Ink, Collective. Several things have happened in the last few days to inspire this post. It is a … Continue reading

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