The Care and Feeding of Agents

The first thing you need to know is that agents are business people. They need to make money just like the construction worker down the street. Just like an office manager, or a boutique owner. They make contacts in the publishing world just like a dress manufacturer makes contacts with warehouses and stores. They are... Continue Reading →

Fermentation

Like a fine wine or a busty microbrew, a good novel should ferment. That's what On The Sly is doing right now. I've finished the fourth draft (it takes as many drafts as it takes, sorry), and now it's just sitting there, waiting for me to forget all my little thoughts about it. All my... Continue Reading →

Guest Interview

Today I'm interviewing guest author, Robin Castle, who has recently published the book "Don't Drink the Bathroom Water, A Guide to Living in Ireland". Robin, Why do you write? I want to let others into my worldview. Most people don’t seem to see all the colours and shades and textures I do and I want... Continue Reading →

Of Writers and Authors

There's a difference between writers and authors. Do you know the difference? Most people think of living alternate lives. They watch a movie or have an exciting thought, and that old 'what if?' comes out. More often than not, so does a writing device, just because who wants to lose the thought? That makes you... Continue Reading →

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