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Writing: Choosing Theme and Genre

In a reprise of recent lectures he has given on the subject of Theme and Genre, Irish hybrid author Laurence O’Bryan welcomes the new freedom offered by the indie publishing movement for authors to write what they want to write and what readers truly want to read. Why do some books sell, and others don’t? […]

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Clare Weiner

Opinion: Write From The Heart (Not For The Genre)

Choosing to self-publish liberates authors from the need to write within the constraints of fiction genres favoured by trade publishers. English novelist Clare Weiner (pen name Mari Howard) makes a compelling case for defying genre in order to write better books. We’ve bought our coffees, we’ve found a table. Way before her behind touches down […]

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