Author's Tips

HOW TO WRITE A SYNOPSIS

You’ve written what you consider to be a decent novel and now comes the hard part – finding a publisher or agent, but first, you need to know how to write a synopsis! You search online for publishers/agents accepting submissions and one item they all want is a synopsis conveying your story from beginning to end in a brief, engaging fashion. This summary of your masterpiece needs to triumph. So, how do you do it? Here…

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AN AUTHOR’S LIFE – THE FUNNY SIDE

As an author, you occasionally need to put down your pen, close your laptop and just laugh out loud! The eternal struggle to get publishers accepting submissions When you finally find a publisher accepting unsolicited manuscripts Writer’s block? Deadline? What deadline? When the royalty cheque arrives The end of another day! Eight strenuous hours = four, answering emails, online shopping, drinking coffee and researching your next bestseller, one, writing, and three, writing the world’s greatest tweet.

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