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New ‘Clovenhoof’ book from Pigeon Park Press authors

We are delighted to announce the publication of Pigeonwings by Heide Goody & Iain Grant. This rip-roaring sequel to the 2013 bestseller, ‘Clovenhoof’ is available direct from Pigeon Park Press in paperback or available now from Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk as an e-book.

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6 and a half collaborative novels worth knowing

`From the best to  the worst, to the most magical collaborations to the most underhandedly devious, here are 6 (and a half) co-authored books that you ought to read (or know to avoid!) Good Omens http://www.amazon.co.uk/Good-Omens-Neil-Gaiman/dp/0552137030/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361439904&sr=8-1 A 1990 book, co-written

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What are you bringing to the party?

An extract from “How To Write A Collaborative Novel” by Heide Goody and Iain Grant – published by Pigeon Park Press in 2013 Have you ever been at a party or other social situation and spoken to a married couple

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Getting to know your co-writer

An excerpt from ‘How To Write A Collaborative Novel’ by Heide Goody and Iain Grant, to be published by Pigeon Park Press in 2013. You’ve found someone who has the time, inclination and ability to collaborate with you. It’s celebration

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Are you collaborating with the right person?

An excerpt from ‘How To Write A Collaborative Novel’ by Heide Goody and Iain Grant If you’ve found a candidate for your collaborative endeavour, what aspects should you examine before you leap into a project? Think about who they are

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Finding a writing partner

You need to find someone who not only wants to write, but wants to write collaboratively with you. If you’re planning to split the writing in an even way, then they should be matched with you in terms of ability,

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6 reasons why you should NOT write collaboratively

An extract from Heide and Iain’s forthcoming book, “How To Write A Collaborative Novel” Good reasons why I wouldn’t like to collaborate: I can’t commit the time Give this some careful thought, dear reader. Being a writer involves a commitment

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Amazon reviews – forbidden for collaborators?

Amazon have been deleting my reviews. I’d reviewed Iain’s book, “A Gateway Made of Bone”. Have you read it? It’s rather good. I made a review that was a lot more helpful than that. It covered characters, style, world and

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6 good reasons and 3 bad reasons to write collaboratively

(an extract from the forthcoming book, “How To Write A Collaborative Novel” by Heide Goody and Iain Grant) There are lots of reasons to collaborate. Indeed, to remangle a frequently mangled Shakespearean quote, some people are born to collaborate, some

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Collaborative writer in solo book shocker (pt 2)

From the Pigeon Park Press website: “Million Dollar Dress, by Heide Goody, currently available on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk     In this modern-day Cinderella story, cutting edge technology gives Justine the body of a supermodel at the flick of a

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