Denise O’Hagan

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How to Promote your Book

First published in The Blue Nib ‘Writing a book without promoting it is like waving to someone in a dark room. You know what you have done but nobody else does.’ Whether your book is fiction or non-fiction, and whether it’s published commercially or independently, as an author today you’re expected to take an active …

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Six Questions For …

Denise O’Hagan, Poetry Editor, Australia and NZ, The Blue Nib Literary Magazine The Blue Nib Literary Magazine publishes poetry, fiction/nonfiction of 750-3,000 words and book reviews. The original interview can be found here. SQF: How did you get involved with The Blue Nib Literary Magazine? Denise O’ Hagan: I first heard about The Blue Nib …

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Poetry Editor, Australia & New Zealand, for The Blue Nib

Denise O’Hagan has a BA (Hons) in English Literature and Italian and an MA in Bibliography and Textual Criticism. She comes to us as an experienced editor, having worked for Heinemann Educational, Collins, Routledge & Kegan Paul (London) as well as Horwitz, Cambridge University Press and the State Library of NSW (Sydney). She looks forward …

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Finding Objectivity in a Personal Editor-Author Relationship

WordMothers Guest Post by Denise O’Hagan WordMothers is dedicated to supporting women writers and showcasing women’s work in the literary arts worldwide. The original interview can be found here. My mother, Joan O’Hagan, was a novelist well before I became an editor, and her books (crime) were published by Angus & Robertson and Macmillan. Her …

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