My Top 3 Indie Publishing Resources

indie publishing resources

Dipping your toes into the indie-publishing industry isn’t something to be taken lightly. The learning curve is steep and there are so many misconceptions and well-meaning but incorrect information out there. When I first started researching indie-publishing, I was amazed at how much information was out there. But, it was finding the right, most current … Read more

An Indie Publishing Journey: Chapter 5 (Imposter Syndrome)

The other day was a particularly special one in my publishing journey. I revealed the cover for my debut novel The Memories We Hide. First to see were my super-reader team, and then my VIP newsletter subscribers. The feedback was so positive, it had me buzzing. Then I reveal the cover to the wider world … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Lisa Ireland

lisa ireland

Lisa Ireland is an Australian author whose fifth books The Art of Friendship, was one of my favourite reads of 2018. Her ability to craft such realistic characters and write a story that could be unique, yet relatable to so many, is something to be admired. So without further ado, (or anymore fangirling), here’s what … Read more

No two books are the same (aka it’s your story)

no two books are the same

As I prepare to announce the publication date of my debut novel, I’ve been thinking a lot about the story. I heard an interview with an author the other day and something they said made perfect sense. The author said that once you have finished your book and it’s ready to go out in the … Read more

What I’ve learned from the editing process

the editing process

Writing a book is easy. Just pick up the laptop, open a blank document and write the words. If only! Writing a novel takes time. It’s filled with frustration, elation, moments where you want to smash your head against your keyboard, and moments where you literally jump up and down because you wrote something that … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Renee Dahlia

Renee Dahlia

. According to her official bio, Renee Dahlia is an unabashed romance reader who loves feisty women and strong, clever men, and her books indeed reflect this. She is also a very busy woman combining her career as an author with her work, family life and volunteering, including holding the position of secretary of Romance … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Megan Blandford

. I have known Megan online for many years with our professions crossing paths in various freelance writing groups when I was writing articles. I also had the pleasure of meeting Megan a couple of years ago where we shared a coffee and some laughs. We in fact, don’t live that far from each other … Read more

An indie publishing journey: Chapter 3

. This is the third chapter in an ongoing series following my indie publishing journey. You can read all posts by clicking here¬† When you approach something new, there’s always a steep learning curve. Whether it’s a new job, parenthood, or your first overseas travel adventure, and indie publishing is no different. In fact, I … Read more