Published in The New Writer’s Handbook
by Giles Turnbull
As you can imagine, it’s a handbook for writers. Most of it is short pieces culled from the web, as mine was. All of them contain practical or whimsical advice for writers, either professional or amateur, and most of them are much funnier and more entertaining than my contribution.
Still, it’s nice to see something from the Morning News getting a wider audience, and comforting to think that the piece would never have been picked up by the Scarletta Press editors had it not appeared at TMN in the first place.
While the book was going through production, editor Philip Martin asked me to provide a short bio to go with my article. Since the article is entirely concerned with the pain of writing short bios, I was delighted that he was happy to print my suggestion of: “Giles Turnbull is a — well, you know all that now.”