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?
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
Well done to everyone who has just completed a first draft of a book. Take time to congratulate yourself and enjoy the moment. However, before you sit back and completely relax, itâ€™s time to make some important revisions.
The mere thought of writerâ€™s block for most authors sends shivers down spines. However, itâ€™s important to know the difference between actual block and just a bad day or two. Being unable to form a cohesive sentence, the absolute belief … Read more
Publishing a book in todayâ€™s online world no longer depends on a third-party publisher and agents. Authors can have the artistic freedom to publish what they like and have complete control over the entire process. While it may take time, … Read more
In order to effectively sell your novel, you will need to know how to write a synopsis. Agents and publishers will often ask for a synopsis and even if you are self-publishing, it is worthwhile learning what makes a successful … Read more