How do you know if your book blurbs are good enough? Follow this guide to testing them and sell more books.
It’s a quick update this week as I’m traveling: specifically, I’m on my way home from the 20Books Las Vegas conference, the biggest get together of indie authors in the world. It took place over three days but I decided to spend longer in Vegas because, well, why not? Right now I’m looking out at […]
Trying to decide whether to give Scrivener a try for your writing project? Here’s how I use it.
Kim Nash chats to the blog about her writing process and what inspires her books.
Welcome back to my occasional series on marketing your book. In this series, I hope to help you find your way through the mass of information on book marketing and find a route through that works for you. I don’t claim to be a book marketing expert, but as someone who’s been doing this for […]
Who would you cast if your novel was made into a movie?
Claire Wingfield talks about how her debut novel was inspired by her own travel.
It’s that time of year! No, not Hallowe’en. Not Bonfire Night. Not the run-up to Thanksgiving, or even Christmas. It’s October. Which means writers all over the world are getting ready for NaNoWriMo. If you haven’t heard of NaNoWriMo, it’s an initiative designed to encourage people to write a novel (or more accurately, to write […]
Erin Green tells me why it no longer takes her six years to write a novel.
‘You’ is one of the most powerful words in the English language. Here’s why you should be using it.