A Question of Trust

A Question of Trust Gets a Cover

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The problem with having goals is that they’re constantly changing. When you start off as a writer, your first target tends to be something like “get a short story published somewhere”, and then once that’s out of the way, you move on to “get a short story published somewhere nice.” And when that’s ticked off […]

Dip Flash

DIP FLASH Gets a Cover

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I once went to a talk given by the chief book-buyer for WHSmith Travel, where he talked about his process for choosing which books to stock in his shops (the branches of WHSmith you see in railway stations, airports and motorway service stations). First of all he looked at the cover, then at the blurb […]