You've spent months or years slaving over a keyboard and developing an idea into a novel that you are proud of. But what many budding writers don't realise is that is only half the job.
Peter May is a writer who needs no introduction. An award winning journalist at the age of twenty-one, he left newspapers for a career in television and screenwriting, creating three prime-time drama serials, including 1978's The Standard.
Taschen's book 100 Illustrators, is aptly described by its editors as featuring "today's most successful and important illustrators from around the globe".
At the hospital bedside of Patrick, a 50-year-old professor of American studies, drinker and womaniser, our narrator begins to detail the transformative days that follow shortly after his heart transplant.
Scores of Brits have crossed the ocean since Winston Churchill declared a special relationship between the UK and its former colony. As air travel advanced and offered direct flights to LAX, many expats just skipped New York and Florida's Disney World for sunny California.