The process of working with an editor

January 11, 2020

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August 3, 2018

So when should you consider breaking the 'no prologue' rule? Here's a handy checklist of when you might consider including a prologue in your book.

July 7, 2017

Having a clear idea of what your characters' conflicts are and how they're going to overcome them is the basis of your character arcs. In resolving their internal conflicts, your characters learn and grow. This gives them depth, makes them real people as oppose...

May 26, 2017

Last week I gave you the reasons WHY you should start thinking about establishing your presence online, even if you haven't yet finished writing your first draft. This week, I'm going to look at the very first baby steps you should take.

May 19, 2017

As an aspiring author you might be thinking "it's too soon to think about marketing myself. I just want to sell my book!" If that's you, read on for WHY an online presence is just as crucial as writing a good book.

March 31, 2017

Nothing screams 'amateur' more than a writer who calls their novella a novel, or vice versa - and you certainly don't want to annoy readers by promising them a novel, but only delivering a novelette. So what are the publishing industry conventions?

March 10, 2017

Existential questions aside, you're probably wondering why you should be taking writing/publishing advice from me. So here is a little about me.

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