It is a very common misconception for writers to believe that in order to create conflict, some kind of notable event has to take place or some kind of internal suffering needs to be depicted. However, the truth is that … Read more
For many people, being a writer is a vocation, passion, job and dream. There is a lot of good advice all over the internet, which should be heeded. You may think that you know best and only you can decide … Read more
When you start writing your book, you no doubt have an ending in mind.Â However, the last page of any novel is a long way from the first and much can happen on the journey from start to finish. It … Read more
In todayâ€™s modern world of social media, blogs and self-publishing, anyoneâ€™s writing is available for all to see and critique. Unfortunately, at the same time the importance being placed on spelling and grammar is being diminished. Is this right?
So,Â you’veÂ just finished your first masterpiece, have had it professionally edited, proofread and self-published. Your close friends and family have all read it and are full of praise, so you might well feel ready to market it on a much bigger … Read more
As you may know, the editorial process to make your book a success, goes through many phases such as writing, editing, layout design, publishing, marketing & PR and sales. To make sure your book becomes a masterpiece inside and out, … Read more
Are you considering writing a book and looking at all of your options?Â Are you nervous about self-publishing? If so, this article could help. Self-publishing has helped a great deal of authors publish their work. Many of these might otherwise … Read more
The Guildford Book Festival was established in 1989 and is now an important cultural event for both young and old, capturing the imagination of everyone who loves to read.
October is a popular month for literary festivals, with some of the best-loved names in the literary world coming together and attending festivals across the country. For three days between 12th and 14th October, join Pam Ayres, Jonathan Dimbleby, Sonia … Read more
This month sees a variety of different literary festivals and events being hosted around the country, However, the Canterbury Festival is one of the largest and most popular.