Nick Earls on Writing, Reading, Publishing, the Novella…and Other Stuff

Nick Earls on Writing, Reading, Publishing, the Novella…and Other Stuff

  Field of Words Director, Eileen Herbert-Goodall, was fortunate enough to recently catch up with acclaimed author Nick Earls at

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Interview With a Memoirist

  Recently Field of Words Director, Eileen Herbert-Goodall, had the pleasure of bouncing around a few ideas with award-winning author

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The Number One Myth About Writing for Children…Busted!

A Guest Post by Children’s Author Megan Higginson Picture books are easy to write. Right! Publishers are inundated by picture

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How to Self-Publish and Sell Books: A Guest Post by Christopher Fielden

  The internet has changed the publishing industry immeasurably over the last few years. Self-publishing used to be a costly

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Write What You Know – The Transformative Power of Research

  Hello Dear Readers, The last time we got together, I had a bit of a soppy, whiny, whinge about

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Copyright Fundamentals

  When training or presenting in the field of creative writing, I’m often asked about copyright: my first response is

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Bounce

  So, this week’s been a little on the difficult side. Hold on, who am I kidding: it been a

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And That’s a Wrap!

  ‘How do I decide on my story’s ending?’ This is something I’ve been asked many times while running writing

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Beware the Story in a Trench Coat

  There’s a lot of chat around the Web about flash fiction: some love it, some loathe it. Those who

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Interrogating Our Drafts

You’ve finished drafting your latest piece of writing. Excellent! Have a glass of champagne, go out to dinner…celebrate. But keep

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