A writer’s lift during lockdown today as my latest novel work in progress arrived in the post! I finished the final draft a few weeks ago and ordered a proof copy from Lulu. That’s not to say it’s self-published: I use Lulu for printing to proofread, before pursuing publication.

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Here’s a celebratory photo of me with my final manuscript, ready for my trusty editor’s red pen! The cherry blossom tree offers a huge clue about the setting of my latest novel WIP. Of course, the title has been redacted until published, as I do with all my unpublished manuscripts.

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is a novelist and poet. Her debut novel, Gods of Avalon Road was published by Blossom Spring Publishing in October 2019. Leilanie has also published four poetry collections: Chemotherapy for the Soul (Fowlpox Press, 2017); A Model Archaeologist (Eyewear Publishing, 2015); Toebirds and Woodlice (Meandi Books, 2012); Metamorphosis of Woman (Meandi Books, 2012), satirical novella Zombie Reflux (Meandi Books, 2014) and surreal novelette, Til Death do us Boneapart (Dark Gothic Resurrected Magazine, 2017). Leilanie is also Editor in Chief of Bindweed Magazine, a poetry and fiction online magazine that also publishes a quarterly print anthology. She currently lives in Belfast with her writer and poet husband, Joseph Robert and their rambunctious toddler, a voracious reader of dinosaur board books. Literary blog: https://leilaniestewart.wordpress.com/ Meandi Books: http://meandibooks.bigcartel.com/ Bindweed Magazine: https://bindweedmagazine.wordpress.com/

2 responses »

  1. Gali A. Samuel says:

    Congratulations. Do you already have a publisher?

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