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Award-winning author C.C. Humphreys on his move from traditionally published to hybrid author. ‘Hybrid’, my Concise Oxford informs me, is ‘the offspring of two plants or animals of different species.’ Like a Tigon… or is it a Liger? I owned a Honda Accord a few years back. Part electric, part petrol. Also hybrid. I am […]
Jon Watt of indie publisher, Type & Tell, hails the return of the novella and looks at the possible benefits for authors. The novella has had a tough few decades. For much of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries it was an admired format, with Tolstoy, Fitzgerald, Kipling, Conrad and Woolf all embracing short form. But […]
As HWA team up with the Dorothy Dunnett Society to launch a brand new short story competition (Dorothy Dunnett pictured above), here’s Imogen Robertson on how competitions helped her get published. Have you heard that the Historical Writers’ Association are launching a new open short story competition for Historical Fiction with the Dorothy Dunnett Society this […]