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Browsing the blog archives for November, 2010
This is the one where I tell you some exciting news (so exciting my hair went curly)!
Line up a well-known and relevant academic to write a foreword for your book!
Squeeze in an extra hour of writing at the start or end of your day!
Don’t forget your covering letter, it needs to be just as good (if not better) than the book itself!
There are two questions I am frequently asked, and these concern: (1) whether or not Gylphi publishes texts concerned with periods of time outside the twentieth and twenty-first centuries; and, (2) if Gylphi publishes fiction.
The answer to these two questions is succinctly provided by Seeing Galileo; which is the most recent publication due to be released by Gylphi in a couple of weeks.
It is as the name suggests about Galileo, it is also about Milton and a possible meeting between the two men. Placing the subject matter in the seventeenth century, but at the same time because of the way in which the text has been written – as a mix of biography, criticism, photography and poetry – it draws the past into the present. Continue Reading »
Ensure you have a comfortable place to work, don’t underestimate the value of a supportive chair or spacious desk!