Tag: The Making of Her

Am I selling books or cornflakes? – Lynn Michell

I first heard about Lynn Michell and Linen Press when artist, writer and friend Susie Nott-Bower’s debut novel, The Making of Her, was published in 2012. Lynn and I recently found ourselves part of the same virtual conversation and, happily, she accepted my offer to write a personal post about the world of publishing from an …

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The Making of Her

It’s a rare thing indeed to witness the journey of a writer, from a newbie finding their feet to a fully fledged author in the eyes of the world. I met Susie at a Novel Writing Summer School in Falmouth, back in 2006. We worked together in a few exercises, under the guiding hand of …

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The Name Game

There’s a definite art to naming your book. Or perhaps that’s an indefinite one. On the face of it, it’s the headline for the story – pure and simple. A title can create reader expectations about the setting – 1984, Animal Farm or even Great Expectations itself. Or, perhaps, act as a teaser – Tell …

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