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: Seasoned Romance
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The Writer’s Den: Seasoned Romance

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 Seasoned Romance author Eliza Bennetts is sharing why she loves…

Getting published in 2020
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Getting published in 2020

There are many positives to being a writer in 2020, one of them being the opportunities open to authors to get their books out there in the hands of readers. An aspiring writer living in 1990 had one option for getting published: submit to an agent and hope that they could secure a publishing contract…

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…

My favourite writing podcasts (2019)
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My favourite writing podcasts (2019)

The last time I did a blog post about my favourite writing podcasts, was way back in 2015! So I thought it was time to revisit and share what I’m listening to in 2019. So let’s get to it! #1 So You Want to Be a Writer Some things never change. I’ve been listening to…