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…

The Writer’s Den: Journaling, self-awareness and the publishing process
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The Writer’s Den: Journaling, self-awareness and the publishing process

Welcome to the third 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 author Hope Atlas who has an insightful piece that…

The Writer’s Den: How Do Authors Earn Money?
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The Writer’s Den: How Do Authors Earn Money?

Welcome to the second installment in my new blog series, The Writers Den. Each month there will be a guest post from a very special guest author with each author offering something different and informative on a particular area of writing and publishing. This month Cassie Hamer, author of ‘After The Party‘ (2019) and ‘The…

Book Promo: The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan
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Book Promo: The Secret Life of Shirley Sullivan

During this crazy time of Covid-19, many authors have had their book launches and events, understandably, but disappointingly, cancelled. In lieu of this, I’ve opened my blog to authors affected by this situation to talk about their new release. Lisa Ireland is an Australian author of contemporary fiction novels. In 2014, she was awarded the…

Book Promo: The Long Shadow by Anne Buist
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Book Promo: The Long Shadow by Anne Buist

During this crazy time of Covid-19, many authors have had their book launches and events, understandably, but disappointingly, cancelled. In lieu of this, I’ve opened my blog to authors affected by this situation to talk about their new release. Anne Buist is the author of psychological thrillers including her latest rural thriller, The Long Shadow….

An Indie Publishing Journey: 18 months on
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An Indie Publishing Journey: 18 months on

It’s hard to believe that I began my indie publishing journey over eighteen months ago. And that was only when I’d made the decision to self-publish, I had been contemplating it well before that. So, 18 months on, and one indie published novel under my belt, where am I at? Firstly, I’ve been nothing but…