Would you ‘Paint your bum blue and hang it out the window’?

Many thanks to Sue Moorcroft for posting this excellent blog and giving our workshop (and me) a shout out. We’d do anything to get our books out there – wouldn’t we?

Sue Moorcroft blog

Some of the books written by participating authors. Some of the books written by participating authors.

Last Friday I hopped on a train and attended the Writers’ Day run by the Leicester Chapter of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, fabulously organised by Lizzie Lamb at the Belmont Hotel, Leicester.

What a great day, filled with fascinating talks, mainly about the business side of being a writer. And nobody could miss the fact that there were all kinds of writers participating.

Traditionally published, ie by a publisher

Agented

Non-agented

In print

Digital

Self-published

Part of an author co-operative

Hybrid, ie traditionally published and self-published

I appear under six of the above headings: traditionally published, agented, in print, digital, self-published and hybrid. I have also been non-agented, so I guess the only heading I’ve never appeared under is part of an author co-operative.

IMG_0364 Sarah Houldcroft sharing her social media expertise.

What we had in common was the desire…

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About Lizzie Lamb

I write contemporary women's fiction mostly based in Scotland with hot heroes, feisty heroines and always a happy ending. Along with three other authors - Adrienne Vaughan, June Kearns and Margaret Cullingford - I formed the New Romantics Press under which all our books are published.

Posted on October 10, 2015, in Lizzie's Scribbles. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Sounds like a really useful – and fun – day! Bet you all learned a lot. What a great idea. xx

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  2. Thanks for reblogging, Lizzie. Xx

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