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The Furry Sub-Editor

Posted by submissions@e-scribes.com on July 3, 2018 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

I would like to introduce you all to the furry sub-editor, Snoober. 

When I began editing several years back, my old boy Mungo--a very funny little Persian cat--was still alive. It was always his job to sub-edit.

That involved onerous tasks such as sitting and typing on the keyboard, shouting, "Naff!"--yes, he really did type and "naff!"--and rummaging among all the manuscripts to see if they were worth taking on or not. Periodically, he'd bite me if I tried to move hi...

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Amazon Reviews--The Good, Bad and Ugly.

Posted by submissions@e-scribes.com on November 9, 2016 at 8:35 PM Comments comments (0)

So, you've spent a year writing your novel, and now it's online. It's hard enough getting people to buy the book, but getting them to review is the pits, isn't it?

Most authors receive only a single review for every 100 sales (or more). In my case, I'm happy if my novel gets one per 500 sales.


My novel has sixty-two Amazon reviews--split between .co.uk and .com, with the exact same number on...

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