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

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Cassie Hamer

cassie hamer

. Welcome to another year of A Day in the Life of a Writer. It’s hard to believe that this is the third year I’ve been running this series, man how time flies. I’ve hosted so many talented authors and this season is lining up to be the best yet! (More on that later!) First … Read more

5 misconceptions of self publishing

misconceptions of self publishing

. Self-publishing has had a bit of a bad rap over the years, but I’m about to give it a PR make-over and dispell five misconceptions. . You do it all yourself. The term self-publishing indicates that you do it all yourself, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. It’s also the reason I … Read more

My Top 10 Posts of 2018

I’ve been blogging for just on ten years. Starting out as a business blog, then a general ‘discover who I am’ blog, and for the last two or so years, a writing blog. When I first began blogging the landscape was less crowded and very supportive. Comments were everything. Nowadays, things have changed. The internet … Read more