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500 days a debut

I’ve been a debut novelist for more than 500 days but today my status will change with the publication of my second novel, Find Her First. So before I leave my debut days behind me I wanted to take a look back and reflect on what being a first-time author has meant for me, and the huge learning... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 22:26:18 UTC ]
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Whitaker and Ægisdóttir triumph in 2021 CWA Dagger awards

This year's Crime Writers' Association Awards has seen Chris Whitaker land the Gold Dagger for best crime novel of the year, while Eva Björg Ægisdóttir has been awarded the New Blood Dagger for best novel by a first-time author. Michael Robotham, Vaseem Khan and Peter May also claimed titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-01 06:53:41 UTC ]
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Reed Hastings, the Founder of Netflix, Keeps His Library in His Pocket

“They’re all on Kindle. Although I have to admit as a first-time author, when the hardcover book arrived, it felt really good to hold in my hands.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-09-24 09:00:04 UTC ]
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Story of ‘bloodthirsty unicorns’ brings debut author record publishing deal

Annabel Steadman’s fantasy series Skandar and the Unicorn Thief has won a seven-figure book contract, with film rights also sold to Sony PicturesA 28-year-old first-time author from Canterbury has landed what is believed to be the world’s largest ever book advance for a debut children’s writer,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-16 13:34:54 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Middle-Grade Editors Are Buzzing Today

This morning, five editors of books for middle-grade readers have a chance to reveal their passion for a new novel by a first-time author. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exposing Yourself As a First-Time Author

Jay Keefe wrote a memoir about recovering from alcoholism and realizes, upon publication, that it a huge personal risk it was, albeit one with rewards. The post Exposing Yourself As a First-Time Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Debut author organises own £200k marketing campaign

A debut author has arranged a marketing and publicity campaign she estimates is worth £200,000 to support the release of her book, and which her agent said “must be unique for a first-time author”. Janet Kelly’s Dear Beneficiary, about an older woman who has a relationship with a Nigerian man... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big books the antithesis of Twitter

Six years and 900 pages on, there ended up being two million reasons why this first-time author would have been glad to have stuck with the written word.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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