New Authors from New England!

Call for manuscripts! Riddle Brook Publishing is now looking for narrative non-fiction from beginning writers from New England: New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Maine and Massachusetts.

For more information, please visit their website.

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Only Your Mum Will Read It

Why do people write non-fiction? I don’t mean the dry sort that people who ‘don’t have time for fiction’ read. They will never understand that storying is part of being human, whereas we know that the best fiction feels truer than reality, deep in a place where the birth of humanity necessitated art and the telling of tales.

I’m talking memoirs here, travelogues, narrative non-fiction. Why bother? Publishers and agents hate them, they’re hard to sell online, they don’t get reviewed. Didn’t we grow out of What I Did on My Holidays in grade school? Nobody is that interesting, except to their Mum, even if they’re already famous. In fact, especially if they’re already famous. Continue reading “Only Your Mum Will Read It”

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