Category Archives: agents and publishers

And Now For Something Completely Different…

During the last two blogs I have hinted at a new project. Well ladies and gentlemen here it is, hot off the press and now available exclusively on Amazon for digital download. It’s also available via KDP select and so … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Mr Fisher you’re an (agony) Aunty

Don’t laugh, please don’t laugh. It’s true yours truly is now counselling the great unwashed of authors on the trials and tribulations of the art of writing from my ivory tower of success….(not). But more about that later. Write On … Continue reading

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My life is in the balance…….

Ok, that sounds a bit (melo)dramatic. But in truth, it is no word of a lie. This week my first novel will be formally submitted to a select group of publishers by my agent. It’s out of my hands now, … Continue reading

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Alas Dear Reader……..

I was a runner up. So a bit of who, what,why, where, when and how is probably in order. However I am a great believer in not re-inventing the wheel, so I shall let one of my fellow runners up … Continue reading

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Agents of Fortune pt. 2

I shall let selected extracts from an email I received the other day speak for itself….. “As part of the shortlisting for the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation Award for the Best Unpublished Manuscript, I am delighted to offer you … Continue reading

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Welcome back my friends, to the show that never ends.

The story so far….Aspiring wannabe author Newton Fisher – that’s me, has had his first novel “The Differences” shortlisted for a prestigious literary award – that’s this. As part of the reward for getting on the shortlist; all us newbies … Continue reading

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Whoooo Hoooo!

Sometimes, sometimes it all seems worth it. It all falls into place and you realise yes you are doing the right thing. For the first time in your entire life you sit back, relax and say (sotto voice) “that’ll do … Continue reading

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