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: Blazing Fear by Leisl Leighton
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Book Promo: Blazing Fear by Leisl Leighton

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. Leisl Leighton is an Australian author of paranormal and romantic suspense novels. She has been a…

My 10 Most Popular Posts 2019
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My 10 Most Popular Posts 2019

It’s that time of year where I look back on the blog to see what posts have resonated most with readers. In all the years I’ve been blogging, 2019 produced the least amount of posts. Possibly due to the fact that I was um… busy… publishing my debut novel!! But nonetheless, I still found some…

9 Gifts for Writers & Readers
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9 Gifts for Writers & Readers

I love Christmas. The fun putting up the decorations, being with family and friends, relaxing on hot summer days, driving around looking at Christmas lights and of course the wonderful sleep-inducing food coma that ensues on Christmas day. But I must admit I am a little over the excessiveness that is gift-giving. Not only does…

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What does author success look like to you?

. As we move into 2019 – the year where I will become a published author – I’ve been pondering the question of what author success looks like. When I became serious about my writing and began focusing on it more as a life choice rather than just a hobby, my perception of success was very…

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5 things writers can learn from great TV drama

.. We’re in a day and age where we have an abundance of television to watch. From commercial stations to Netflix, gone are the days of just watching ‘whatever is on’. But, what comes with an abundance of choice is the fact that we will no longer settle for a good TV show; it has…

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Writing Process: Going backwards to go forwards

. The writing process and writing life always surprises me. How can something so simple – something I’ve always been good at – be so difficult? I was one of those writers who stumbled into creativity. I didn’t dream of being a writer when I was child, in fact, it wasn’t ever a consideration. I…