Lynne Stringer – Author & Editor

My first book signing

Last Thursday I went to my first ever book signing as an author. The bookstore where I was scheduled to do the signing was a good 50 minutes’ drive from my home and in an area I wasn’t too familiar with, but with the help of a friendly policeman, I was soon seated in A […]

If it is possible to cut a word out, always cut it out.

Why is this so easy to do when I’m editing but not when I’m writing in the first place? In fact, it can even be difficult to find problem words when editing my own work. It’s amazing how many times I can go through my own novel and still, after read-through 624, I say to […]

Reflections on the book launch

The book launch for my debut novel, The Heir, was held on Saturday. I had two launches, really: one in person and one on my Facebook author page. I knew if I tried to post on Facebook at the same time I was trying to prepare for the physical book launch I’d probably blow a […]