Monthly Archives: February 2011

Are savvy Writers better at writing good Fiction or better at writing formulaic Fiction?

With so much literature on how to break through in publishing and get your book out there, it’s a miracle that still only 1% of all the people who send their manuscripts out to agents and publishers get published the … Continue reading

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Air Miles

I received today my Airmiles statement. I have got 5 full miles to spend. That’s from my house to the local Co-op; not bad at all.I have also noticed their motto: “Airmiles – Make your money fly.”How true is that?!It’s … Continue reading

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Crime Fiction for Ladies

Getting a good designer to do a cover for a crime fiction book that aims at the feminine audience is hard work.Absolutely nothing works. It’s either the fonts – too lad-lit type, too chunky, too in your face, so no … Continue reading

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The King’s Speech

Do you ever get the feeling that a certain movie (or book) has been produced with awards in mind? Saussure said that reader’s ghost hangs behind the author’s shoulder from one end to the other, while writing a book.In this … Continue reading

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