Tag Archives: Historical fiction

The Treasures in Notebooks

I have many notebooks. Too many. Long ago I read that authors should keep noteworks  and I took the message to heart. I have loads and if I see a new one that I like the look of I can’t … Continue reading

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VERY LIKE A QUEEN

TWO KINGS      TWO QUEENS THREE ENEMIES        ONE FRIEND     ONE LOVER   ONE ALICE PETHERTON     myBook.to/VeryLikeAQueen

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The Final Publishing Process.

Previously: I get discovered by Amazon’s Lake Union Publishing I sign up I discover that editing is not as painful as I thought Before I started on the editing process I had a phone conference with two managers from Amazon … Continue reading

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The Joy of Editing

Previously: (can’t you see I’m a fan of The West Wing and House of Cards) I get an email from Lake Union Publishing saying they want to publish my novel I have long and fruitful negotiations with Senior Editor, Jodie … Continue reading

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Lake Union Publishing

Previously: I Discover Alice Petherton I am Discovered by Lake Union Publishing My hand hovered over the spam box. I’d already had an offer from ‘A Keen Raeder’ who said she could ‘tranlate the novel’ to our mutual advantage. This … Continue reading

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Rejection to Jubilation. From an Indie to a Hybrid.

2014 has been an incredible roller-coaster of a year. I thought it would be useful for me to share my experiences, not only because I’m incredibly vain, but because of what I’ve learned from what’s happened. The first big news, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Editing

It’s been an interesting August. The reason? I spent several weeks of it editing ‘A Love Most Dangerous.’ As I wrote in an earlier blog Lake Union Publishing approached me to take on my latest novel and re-launch it in … Continue reading

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