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Johannesburg, South Africa


The process of working with an editor

January 11, 2020

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Featured Posts

January 24, 2020

Manuscript appraisals: what they are, what you should expect from an appraisal, and tips on how to find the right editor to appraise your work.

January 11, 2020

What does an editor do, when do you need to hire a freelance editor, and the editing process at traditional publishers.

January 18, 2019

How to use your book’s genre for effective marketing targeted to the kind of readers who are most likely to buy your book.

January 11, 2019

If you want to sell your book to readers or editors, you need to be very specific on what genre your book is. Find out why and how to identify your genre here.

September 29, 2018

Last weekend, in the final panel discussion of the ROSA annual conference, author Joss Wood raised a crucial point: the importance of being able to take criticism.

July 27, 2018

As with last week's 'rule' you need to understand why this advice is given to newbie writers in order to understand when to follow it and when to break it.

June 15, 2018

In this post I offer some handy tips on how to market your books in a way that is likely to win friends and influence people, rather than sending them running.

June 1, 2018

How to win friends and influence people to help you market your books - and how NOT to!

May 20, 2018

People don't remember what you said or did, but rather how you made them FEEL. Here are some tips to help make your readers feel special and appreciated.

May 4, 2018

Rule #4: don't friend people just so you can sell to them. Why not? Read on...

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