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 … Read more

A Day in the Life of a Writer: Rose Hartley

Welcome to the fourth Day in the Life of a Writer series. If you’d like to check out all the featured writers, please click here. It’s with great pleasure that I welcome you all to another series of A Day in the Life of a Writer, and I’d love to introduce you to Rose Hartley. … Read more

Three (plus 3) top tips for writers

three tips for writers

Recently, I had the honor of being interviewed on one of my very favourite writing podcasts – So You Want To Be a Writer. I’ve been listening to the podcast since it began way back in 2014, and always dreamed of being interviewed by Al or Val. Well, now I can say that dream, has … Read more

One sure-fire way to increase your writing word count

. One of my goals is to be more productive and improve my writing word count each day. Heading down the indie publishing route, it’s particularly important. However, some days writing can feel like a chore. Not because you’re not reaching your writing word count, but just because you can’t get the words from your head … Read more

3 Writing Craft Books You Need To Read

. One of the best things you can do to improve your writing besides actually writing, is to learn from those who have come before you. But, with so many books on writing available these days, it’s hard to know which ones to choose. Fear not! I am here to share the three best books … Read more

3 ways to increase your writing output

. I’m an impatient person. There. I said it. But, being impatient, and being a writer has its moments. The writing and publishing game aren’t the best career paths for an impatient person. Not only does writing a book take time, but if heading down the traditional publishing route, you’d better be prepared for time … Read more

How Facebook’s changes will affect your author page

. Facebook. The mega social media juggernaut which keeps on growing. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny the power and influence Facebook has on our modern lives. For writers and authors, it has become a necessary part of building our platform and a community around our writing. It can however, be a roller-coaster … Read more

How to research locations in your novel

. These past couple of weeks, while I continue the waiting process, I’ve thrown myself back into editing another manuscript. This is the manuscript I began in NaNoWriMo 2012, and I finally finished the first draft in August 2013. I’ve tinkered with it a few times since then, and now I’m up knee-deep in draft … Read more