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Youwriteon - what's it good for?

Posted by Paul Samael on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, In : Writing fiction 

UPDATE 3.2020:   Youwriteon was due to close in early 2020 but because of coronavirus, it has decided to stay open on a month-to-month basis.  This would mean you could still use it for the purpose I highlight in this piece - namely to get feedback on your work (although I understand it will not be running competitions).  Prior to this, Youwriteon had said it would close in early 2020 but was raising funds via a kickstarter campaign for a new website.  When I checked on 30.3.2020, the kicksta...

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My secret life as an undercover agent

Posted by Paul Samael on Tuesday, August 2, 2011, In : Self-publishing 


 The first few chapters of my novel have been on the peer review site,, for a few weeks now and I have so far had 6 reviews - mostly quite encouraging but with a couple of not so good ones.  It was a not so good one which prompted me to post the following in the biographical details section of the site (which I had left blank up until then):

"After a spell in the SAS, I worked undercover for the CIA on a mission to infiltrate a vicious gang of Colombian drug smugglers and drive...

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About Me

Paul Samael Welcome to my blog, "Publishing Waste" which will either (a) chronicle my heroic efforts to self-publish my own fiction; or (b) demonstrate beyond a scintilla of doubt the utter futility of (a). And along the way, I will also be doing some reviews of other people's books and occasionally blogging about other stuff.
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