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by PaulE
Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Looking for an Agent?
Replies: 0
Views: 24

Looking for an Agent?

Then here is a good general resource which may help.

https://publishedtodeath.blogspot.com/p/agents.html
by PaulE
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: For Querying Authors
Replies: 1
Views: 29

For Querying Authors

Querying can be a hard slog for authors. The wonderful Kate Foster has developed The Rejection Care Package to help you get through it.

It may not help your work get accepted, but it will put all those rejections in perspective.
by PaulE
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Genre
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Genre

I've always thought of speculative fiction as something that diverges from our current reality. That covers all types of fantasy, alternative history, horror, SF. Something that, while fictional, could actually happen (let's say The Fault in Our Stars) doesn't fall into that category.
by PaulE
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Genre
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Genre

Quite comprehensive, though I see they have a "Fiction A-Z" for everything that they couldn't fit into a genre. I'm also not completely convinced about the allocation of age categories for some of these. No adult fairy tales or folk-lore inspired fiction? Horse stories (surprised it has it...
by PaulE
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Genre
Replies: 13
Views: 282

Re: Genre

Speculative fiction is a very large umbrella term, which would make it hard to pin one emotional response to it. I consider horror speculative fiction, and you rightly point out the expected emotional response is fear. Hard SF is also speculative fiction, and that's more likely to prompt an intellec...
by PaulE
Sun, 03 Feb 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Notices
Topic: Call for donations
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Call for donations

Hi all, As you might expect, there are running costs to keep the forum going. In earlier years these costs have been covered by donations from the community, but recently these donations have dried up, and Rachel has been covering the expenses herself. She is not in a position to keep doing that. If...
by PaulE
Sat, 02 Feb 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Another Book Cover service
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Another Book Cover service

by PaulE
Fri, 01 Feb 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Why authors fail to make money
Replies: 7
Views: 188

Re: Why authors fail to make money

Hmm, I think this is one take on it. It's not something that appeals to me or why I write.
by PaulE
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Resources
Topic: Cover Design Service
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Cover Design Service

I thought that might interest you.
by PaulE
Thu, 24 Jan 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Resources
Topic: Cover Design Service
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Cover Design Service

Looking for a Book Cover Design.

Try out http://www.coveredcreatively.com/ with prices starting from US$20.

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