I’m a plotter. Before writing any new book, I take time (probably more time than I actually take on the first draft) to plot it out in detail. I use a number of tools, including notebooks, cards and the awesome Scrivener. But the most important thing is to have a clear idea of how to […]
In the latest of my regular series of author interviews, I’m talking to Beth Barany, author and teacher.
Migrating your author website from WordPress.com to self-hosted WordPress is surpassingly easy. Here’s how.
In our latest author interview, John Bowen talks to the blog about his writing process and why he’s so thorough when planning his novels.
I’ve had time to analyze the data from my first Bookbub as a wide author. So how did it do?
You’re a new author, looking to set up a shiny new website to help launch your career into the stratosphere. Or maybe you’re an existing author with no website, or with a shonky old website that you need to revamp. The first thing you’ll need to decide before you can start building your new site […]
Charlie Benton talks to the blog about the inspiration for his writing and why he hates editing.
The first draft of WordPress For Writers is written and I”m celebrating by making it available for pre-order at half price.
Fantasy and sci-fi author Emily Reading shares her writing process
You’ve found the perfect title for your book…but it’s already taken. Can you use it? And more importantly, should you?