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Comment by Paul MacAlindin on August 24, 2016 at 9:24am

My book was BBC Radio 4 Book of the week last week. There are 5 episodes, and you can hear them at: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07nrfb5

Enjoy!

Paul

Comment by Buffalo Bill on March 20, 2016 at 8:02pm

Hey all--I'm happy to announce my first book of poems, 'Pressed Against All That Nothing,' is available on Amazon. Take a look:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0983790450/ref=wl_it_dp_o_pC_S_ttl?_encodi...

Thanks, fellas. Write on.

Comment by Marvin on June 4, 2015 at 11:13am

I've created a Wattpad account; it's another site where others post their writing. I've only posted a past project from a Creative Writing course I took back in CC, but I do plan on posting other projects later on. Criticism is welcomed.

http://www.wattpad.com/user/Greysite

Comment by Tom Gunn on June 25, 2014 at 1:50pm

Sure, Ken Hagdal. I'm working on something I want to start self-publishing a year from this fall, so I'm going to want to start gathering information while I keep working on the writing aspect.

Comment by N. Vest on February 14, 2014 at 10:03am

Do you make any money this way?

Comment by Aaron P on February 11, 2014 at 12:29am

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

This is what I'm going with my novels on Noveljoy. You get a good amount of feedback, learn what wortks, what doesn't, and, at least on that site, you are sole owner of your work.  It also provides classes and means to self-publish.  Guys here should check it out.

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on November 16, 2013 at 11:17am

Question for those writing a book:

Do you post chapters of your work online?
It was suggested to me to set up a blog with chapters to, "generate a buzz."

So, is it a good idea?

Comment by Pedro Angel Serrano on October 14, 2013 at 9:48am

What I'm writing is nonfiction but I've feel learning the rules has made it easier for me to break them. ;-)

Comment by Gerard on June 23, 2013 at 12:36am

@ Pedro

It depends on what kind of writing you're doing. Are you a fiction writer? Non-fiction? Poet? There's all kinds of great stuff out there depending on your genre and goals.

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on June 22, 2013 at 8:44pm

@Pedro

I would recommend Joseph Campbell's "The Hero with a Thousand Faces" for writers of fiction. It sets up the archetypes and hero journey types that have stood the test of time in writing.

 

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