Why your book is not your baby
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Why your book is not your baby

It’s a commonly heard phrase uttered by authors everywhere; ‘my book baby’. I must admit I’ve used it before because it’s such a cute phrase and at times it does feel like the book you are writing (birthing) is your baby. But, it’s not. In fact, when you come to release your book, you need…

Books & Baking: What is it?
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Books & Baking: What is it?

Books & Baking with Jodi Gibson is my new project for 2021. And I’m so excited to share it with you. After a rather disastrous start to the year, I decided I needed to recalibrate and do some ‘soul searching’. I came to the realization that I needed to release my focus on solely writing…

Best Ever Chocolate Cake
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Best Ever Chocolate Cake

Saying this is the Best Ever Chocolate Cake his cake is a big call. But I promise it lives up to its name. It’s moist, chocolatey and very moreish! Best of all, it’s so quick and easy. You’ll be shoveling a bite into your mouth within the hour.

The Writer’s Den: Refilling the creative well with Maya Linnell
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The Writer’s Den: Refilling the creative well with Maya Linnell

Welcome to the forth installment in my new blog series, The Writers Den. Each month there will be a guest post from a special guest author with each author offering something different and informative on a particular area of writing and publishing. This month I welcome best-selling rural romance author Maya Linnell. Maya is no…

5 ways to support your favourite authors
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5 ways to support your favourite authors

Over the past week there has been some discussion in a couple of (reader) Facebook groups I’m a member of in regards to how much authors actually earn. The answer is a can of worms with lots of variables such as whether you are trad published or indie published, and if you’re trad published, the…