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My TV interview with author Mary Jane Maffini!

UPDATE: Oops. Looks like we’ve been bumped by a soccer game. Show will air on Sunday. Sorry! Mary Jane Maffini, co-author of the wickedly funny The Christie Curse will be my Rogers TV show guest tonight at 7:30 PM talking about … Continue reading

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My interview with CB (Chris) Forrest

My interview with CB (Chris) Forrest will air on Rogers TV (Cable 22, Ottawa) on Wednesday at 7:30 PM. Spoiler: I met Chris last year when we were on an author’s panel at Books on Beechwood, and he’s rapidly become … Continue reading

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Robert Pobi – interview on Rogers TV!

Be sure to catch my interview with the wildly bestselling author of Bloodman, Robert Pobi, tonight at 7:30 PM on Rogers TV. The show is called “Getting Published,” after this blog. That particular episode should replay a couple of times this week … Continue reading

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Brad Smith, and why he writes about retired athletes …

Brad Smith is a Canadian author from Dunnville, Ontario. I don’t know why his books haven’t made it onto every awards list in the country because he’s a beautiful writer; an author who can legitimately claim to be our own … Continue reading

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Busy Day with Rogers TV and Writers Fest!

The Ottawa International Writers Festival is underway: I’ll be on a panel this evening at 8:30 PM at Knox United with Gail Bowen and Inger Ash Wolfe. Gail is also going to be a guest on my new TV show … Continue reading

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We have a name!

My new Rogers TV show finally has a name, and after three weeks of submitting names to the copyright lawyers at Rogers TV (only to have them rejected), we finally decided to use the name of this blog: Getting Published. … Continue reading

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The Author’s Second Pass

Once you get the first formatted proofs to read (the author’s first pass) and have made your corrections, those changes are inputted and formatted. Then a second set arrives. These are called the Author’s Second Pass, and it’s the last chance … Continue reading

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Writer’s Angst

One of the things that has surprised me about the steps involved in getting published is how angst-ridden the whole process is. Waiting for responses to query letters is anxiety-provoking and often heart-breaking. I think we all imagine that if … Continue reading

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