4 episodes

How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

I ask all these questions and more in this series, talking to successful authors and trying to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

I am Anna Caig, an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I am looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities.

Thank You For Your Submission Anna Caig

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How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

I ask all these questions and more in this series, talking to successful authors and trying to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

I am Anna Caig, an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I am looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities.

    Thank You For Your Submission - Anna Caig interviews author Susan Elliot-Wright

    Thank You For Your Submission - Anna Caig interviews author Susan Elliot-Wright

    In this episode I speak to Susan Elliot-Wright, a Sheffield-based writer whose fourth novel, The Flight Of Cornelia Blackwood, a powerful book about motherhood, loss and loneliness, was published in 2019.

    How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

    I ask all these questions and more in this series, talking to successful authors and trying to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

    I am Anna Caig, an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I am looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities.

    • 26 min
    Thank You For Your Submission - Anna Caig interviews author Joanne Burn

    Thank You For Your Submission - Anna Caig interviews author Joanne Burn

    How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

    I ask all these questions and more in this series, talking to successful authors and trying to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

    I am Anna Caig, an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I am looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities.

    In this episode I speak to Joanne Burn, a Peak District-based author and writing coach whose debut novel, Petals and Stones, (https://murderundergroundbrokethecamel.wordpress.com/2018/09/05/petals-and-stones/) was published in 2018. It is a book that manages to be both thoughtful and gripping and which gets off the blocks at 100 mph as the main character discovers her husband is having an affair, and then straight away discovers he is also dead.

    • 21 min
    Thank You For Your Submission - Trailer

    Thank You For Your Submission - Trailer

    How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

    I ask all these questions and more in my new podcast series! I talk to successful authors and try to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

    I am an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I’m looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities.

    Here's a preview of some of the best bits from wonderful authors Tim Leach, Joanne Burn and Susan Elliot-Wright.

    • 3 min
    Thank You For Your Submission - Interview with author Tim Leach

    Thank You For Your Submission - Interview with author Tim Leach

    How do you balance a passion for writing with paying the mortgage? Do you make a living from writing after you get a publishing deal? What does it feel like to finally hold a published book with your name on it in your hand?

    I ask all these questions and more in this series, talking to successful authors and trying to unearth the secret to staying sane while chasing that elusive book deal.

    I am Anna Caig, an aspiring crime fiction author. At the moment I am looking for an agent and publisher for my first novel, while also writing my second and trying to balance it all with life’s other essential activities. 

    In this podcast I speak to Tim Leach, a Sheffield-based author who has just released his third novel, Smile Of The Wolf, set in tenth century Iceland.

    • 30 min

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