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Forum: May 12-14

The two edged sword – the pitfalls of being published (or what every new/aspiring author should know about publishing!)


What you didn't expect after writing your first book (such as the pressure to write a second one!), how to deal with excoriating edits/bad reviews/good reviews, the new and unexpected pressures on your diary, the perils of publicity (good and bad), relationships with other authors, dealing with publishers who aren't based in your country, tax, etc.
As Charlie Cochrane couldn't be trusted to do any of her jobs of choice—like managing a rugby team—she writes.

Charlie's Cambridge Fellows Series of Edwardian romantic mysteries was instrumental in her being named Author of the Year 2009 by the review site Speak Its Name. She’s a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association, Mystery People, International Thriller Writers Inc and is on the organising team for UK Meet for readers/writers of GLBT fiction. She regularly appears with The Deadly Dames.


  1. Smile Thank You

    Started by Kate Sender, May 16th, 2014 06:42 PM
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  2. Pitfalls of being published - part 3

    Started by charliecochrane, May 14th, 2014 09:36 AM
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    May 17th, 2014, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  3. Pitfalls of being published - part 2

    Started by charliecochrane, May 13th, 2014 09:58 AM
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  4. Pitfalls of being published - part 1

    Started by charliecochrane, May 12th, 2014 07:19 AM
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    May 16th, 2014, 08:08 AM Go to last post
  5. Introduction

    Started by charliecochrane, May 12th, 2014 06:58 AM
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    May 13th, 2014, 09:38 AM Go to last post

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