The “devil is in the details” when it comes to submitting your work. Read on for some great advice by the even greater J.S. Collyer 🙂
There’s a lot you have to get your head round as an aspiring writer: rules for structure, characterisation, style, voice, language, how to keep up motivation, how to get things done and on how not to get things done. I could go on. And on. In fact, I have. I’ve been posting on The Path weekly for over a year and still haven’t run out of things to say.
And, yes, that’s just the writing part. After you’ve actually written something, (book, script, poety collection) there’s a whole new ballgame to learn the rules to: do I go straight to a publisher? If so, which one? Do I need an agent? Should I do it myself? If so, how do I get an audience, edit to professional standards, get cover art sorted, promote, market, cover printing costs?
No, don’t cry. It’s going to be ok. It will. I promise. Why? Because, if…
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Marie A Bailey
Writer, blogger, knitter, cat lover, and introvert.