J A Corrigan and David Evans on their journey to published authors

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Making it in the ever so challenging world of publishing is hard – and it isn’t getting easier. For those who are considering taking the plunge, or those who wonder how a publishing contract can be obtained, we’ve invited two very successful writers to join us and share with you their fascinating journeys to become published authors.
J.A. Corrigan’s short stories have been published in various anthologies. She was shortlisted in the prestigious Bridport Short Story Prize in 2016, and has been longlisted in the Mslexia First Novel Competition, the Chapter One Promotions First Novel Award and The Fish Short Story Competition.final-cover-high-res

JA Corrigan’s debut novel, Falling Suns (Accent Press, July 2016), is a compelling psychological thriller that explores the darker side of human nature. Falling Suns has been nominated for the CWA New Blood Dagger Award, the Desmond Elliot Prize for Fiction, and the eDunnit CrimeFest Award.

Website: www.jacorrigan.com

Twitter: @julieannwriter

Author Facebook Page:

https://www.facebook.com/jacorrigan/ sdc11847b

DAVID EVANS’s writing has generated strong acclaim having had a stage play shortlisted in the Essex Playwrights Festival in 2001 and gaining Commended and Highly Commended awards at Writers’ Conferences in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for his crime writing.  In 2016 he gained 2nd prize in Pitch A TV Drama Competition.

In 2013, his novel, Torment, was shortlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger.  His work is also exampled in How to Write a Chiller Thriller written by Sally Spedding and published in April 2014.

In May 2016, he signed a 3-book deal with Bloodhound Books for the publication of the 3 books in his Wakefield Series; TROPHIES, TORMENT and TALISMAN. These have been received to critical acclaim and all are now available in ebook and paperback format. An audio version of Trophies is available with the others due to follow. He also had a short story included in the anthology, DARK MINDS, published in December 2016 to benefit two charities.

He has frequently been profiled in the press including Yorkshire Post, East Anglian Daily Times and BBC Radio.  He is a frequent guest of the Essex Book Festival and a regular attendee at the Writers’ Café events of the Ipswich Arts Festival.

Contact David through

Facebook at:                https://www.facebook.com/davidevanswriter/

Twitter at :                   @DavidEwriter

And his website at:      http://www.davidevanswriter.co.uk/

Bloodhound Books at: http://www.bloodhoundbooks.com/

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2 thoughts on “J A Corrigan and David Evans on their journey to published authors

    writerchristophfischer responded:
    February 22, 2017 at 5:08 am

    Reblogged this on writerchristophfischer.

    Lorna's Voice said:
    February 22, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    This goes to show that there is no “secret formula” for success in the writing game. You just have to be very good at what you do (writing) and willing to put yourself out there by going to events and contacting people in the business. Congratulations to both of you!

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