On Not Gettng Published (Playing the Glad Game!)

We are moored up somewhere near the Loire in a little village called Rogny Les Sept Ecluses, which derived its name from a flight of seven locks commissioned by the much-loved French King Henri 1V in 1604.  Yes, 1604,just after Shakespeare died.  It was an astonishing...

Selling Snake Oil

Other writing blogs (yes, I’ve glanced at them, I know they exist!) make much of offering advice about how to get published.  Although it would be easy to give you a lot of blah di blah about how you should approach an agent first and send them a synopsis and...