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Thursday August 29, 2013 at 11:42am
Dear TheNextBigAuthor.com MembersFree Competition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critiqueCompetition to win a Bloomsbury Editor critique of your chapters by reading brief extracts from 6 books and answering a question about each. Bloomsbury publish authors such as JK Rowling. Click here to enter on FeedARead.com Competition closing date 31st August 2013.Publish your book as a paperback for free on FeedARead.comYou can also register for one of the current 200 places to publish a paperback for free th....
Monday April 4, 2011 at 10:13pm
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing is published next month by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, a division of Orion who are kindly participating on The Next Big Author.com. Click on the underlined text above to view the tips.1. Never open a book with weather. If it's only to create atmosphere, and not a charac­ter's reaction to the weather, you don't want to go on too long. The reader is apt to leaf ahead look­ing for people. There are exceptions. If you happen to be Barry Lopez, who has more....
Sunday March 6, 2011 at 8:21pm
Welcome! TheNextBigAuthor.com has had a huge response from members joining, and we welcome everyone. New Elmore Leonard Writing Tips on TheNextBigAuthor.com We have added some new writers tips for Elmore Leonard on TheNextBigAuthor.com home page. Elmore is published by Orion, one of The Next Big Author's participating publishers who will be one of the top five publishers reading the winners and awarding a critique. Click below to view the tips, or visit TheNextBigAuthor.com homepage. The publish....
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