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Book reviews for self-published fiction

“But there certainly are not so many men of large fortune in the world, as there are pretty women to deserve them.” Jane Austen, Mansfield Park. To paraphrase Jane Austen, there certainly are not so many book-reviewers in the world, … Continue reading

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Science in Fiction

“Remember that you are writing a novel, not a research paper. The story always comes first.” On writing, by Stephen King Okay, the story comes first, but let’s assume that adding some science to the plot can benefit the story. … Continue reading

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A review as a “thank you”

When I read a new book, what happens to fictional people inhabiting an imaginary world might grip me for hours. Quite rarely, some of the characters linger in my mind for days, or pop in unexpectedly weeks after I reached … Continue reading

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Self-publishing a mainstream novel – Q&A with Catherine Ryan Howard

Catherine, in her own words, is “a writer, self-publisher and caffeine enthusiast from Cork, Ireland.” I first saw Catherine’s blog, ‘Catherine, Caffeinated‘, in the summer, when I was starting to explore the option of self publishing. To promote her new … Continue reading

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