Hugh McManners Blog

The Internet is Dangerous for New Writers

The Internet is Dangerous for New Writers

New writers desperate to be published are easily diverted by social media and fee-charging editors and ‘publishers’, when they should be working hard in artistic isolation, learning about themselves and their craft.

Traditional Publishers Still Needed – So Must Change

Traditional Publishers Still Needed – So Must Change

Publishers are needed more than ever as the gate keepers to quality. Self-publishing is a dishonest exploitation of the vulnerable which will get worse until publishers develop a new business model.