Friday Fry-Up

First up, a handful of links for writers just beginning to build their online platform. The Booklife Now blog offers seven core pieces of advice for those new to blogging in So You Want To Star A Blog, covering everything from scheduling to platform.  It’s a good base-line understanding for newcomers. We also recommend YA-author Lili … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

The US Department of Justice has started an investigation into the Agency Pricing model being used to sell ebooks, and the internet has been alive with blog-posts and tweets from writers, publishers, and commentators from both the pro- and anti-agency camps. If you’re interested in seeing both sides of the debate, Porter Anderson’s Extra Ether … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

March is one of my favourite parts of the year, often because news starts to filter through from literary festivals and writers conferences that take place around the country. Which is why we start this Friday Fry-Up with news that the National Young Writers Festival will take taking proposals now from people who want to be … Continue reading »

Friday Fry Up

Another week, another Friday afternoon, and once again we’ve got a handful of writing and publishing links to for you to ponder over your weekend. Overland has adopted a new submission model that sees them move submissions from Overland subscribers to the front of the editorial queue. They may not be the first market to … Continue reading »

Friday Fry-Up

It’s Friday and the weekend looms, so here’s a handful of tasty links to get you in the writing mood: February 29th is the closing date for The Australian Society of Authors Children’s Picture Book Illustrators’ Initiative, which offers grant opportunities that assist emerging, developing, and established Children’s Book Illustrators in the creation of new picture … Continue reading »