Mirror World News is back! That’s right, this week and next you’re being treated to two ALL NEW episodes of our YouTube Show. This week’s episode is about Editing in all its forms, so I thought I would supplement that with a blog post on the subject. But first, here’s the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OexxZ1gGA3c So let’s... Continue Reading →
Adam Giles, the host of our YouTube series Mirror World News, helped me make a video to tell all of you about our upcoming gala! In case you're not subscribed to our YouTube channel yet (which is right here!!), I thought I would post the video here as well! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUvkZW99Dh8 Our YouTube series, Mirror World... Continue Reading →
I’ve been reading a lot of submissions lately. To put that into perspective, that’s a lot of reading the first three chapters of books and deciding what works and what doesn’t and if the manuscript I’m looking at has the potential I’m looking for. The one thing I’ve been noticing lately that really makes or... Continue Reading →
If you're looking to submit to a publisher, you'll want to know the five most common mistakes authors make when submitting and our tips on how to avoid them. We've recently released an episode of Mirror World News on this very topic so I'll just leave that at the bottom of this blog post for... Continue Reading →
To submit to a publisher you will need: A Query Letter A Synopsis The First Few Chapters of your COMPLETED manuscript We've talked about Query Letters, but what about the 'synopsis' you're asked to include with your submission package? A synopsis is a succinct summary of your novel. It should include the setting, the main... Continue Reading →
I first came across the term ‘Beta’ in reference to video games. When I worked at First Age Studios, we made use of teams of Beta Testers to try out games and applications that were still in development to get an idea of whether the game was ready to go to market, or if it... Continue Reading →
This week, our host Adam Giles talks about Genre as its used in fiction and how you can classify your novel or manuscript!