Monday, February 13, 2012

The mystery of mysteries (pt 1)

Since the writing thing is becoming such a large part of my life, and about to become even more important, I thought I'd give you the run down on the agonizing, torturous path one must walk to become a published author. We all read books, well most of us do, but it's interesting to me that so few people know what it takes to get one on the shelves.

I'm going to break it down into several posts for ease of reading (and writing!) and use my first novel, The Booskseller, as my working example.

Here's the overview of what one needs to do to get published, which I'll put at the top of each post as a reminder.
  1. Write a book
  2. Find an agent
  3. Get a publisher
Oh, it sounds so simple, doesn't it? Well, just you wait and see . . .


  1. Oh, yes, so easy! Anyone can do it! ;)

    This will a great series of posts for anyone who needs advice on how to get traditionally published. Looking forward to it!

  2. Thanks Jen. And to my faithful readers, this young lady is as talented a writer as you'll find. Prove it? Okay, read her book, CREEP. 'Scuse the plug but props where they are due. Part two coming up soon...


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