The Five Stages of Publishing Your Book

The Five Stages of Publishing Your Book

I’ll start with a disclaimer and some credentials; I’m involved in the submissions and editing process for Grimbold Books, my publisher. It’s a small indie press, which in many ways is wonderful – anyone involved get to do a bit of everything! But it’s really made me...
What Publishers Hate

What Publishers Hate

By Ian Irvine People often ask me to give an opinion on their writing. In most cases, when I agree to take a look at the first section or chapters, I’m astounded (and frequently offended) at how unprofessional their work is – full of spelling mistakes, typos, horrible...
The 10 Biggest Mistakes New Authors Make

The 10 Biggest Mistakes New Authors Make

I have to preface this post by noting how easy it is to make mistakes when you’re on the road to becoming a published author. This is an emotional journey, and ego can sometimes get in the way. Then there’s the many details you must hold, which even publishers get...

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