BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Why there will always be books with cardboard covers and paper pages – Neil Gaiman QUOTES FOR WRITERS (and people who like quotes)

As Douglas Adams once pointed out to me, over twenty years before the Kindle showed up, a physical book is like a shark. Sharks are old: there were sharks in … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Five Quotes for Mother’s Day

…kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run. … Continue reading

March 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

GUEST POST – THE ROUTE TO PUBLICATION James Christie author of Dear Miss Landau on making the impossible come true

I am very happy on the first day of 2014 to turn my blog over to James Christie. His route to publishing Dear Miss Landau, his first book, was a … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

What book would you put on a school reading list?

E.A.M Harris blogs about reading and writing and her latest post has set me thinking. She is in the middle of a 30 day book challenge that forces participants to … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 10 Comments

You no longer need an agent to submit to this mainstream publisher

Tor UK is the Pan Macmillan imprint specialising in science fiction, fantasy and horror. They also publish some YA crossover fiction and novels based on computer games franchises. Their writers … Continue reading

January 31, 2013 · Leave a comment