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Why You Need the Perfect Book Blurb – and How to Write it

Why You Need the Perfect Book Blurb – and How to Write it

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 […]

Being a Productive Writer and Winning NaNoWriMo – Tools That Can Help

Being a Productive Writer and Winning NaNoWriMo – Tools That Can Help

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 […]

The Power of ‘You’

The Power of ‘You’

‘You’ is one of the most powerful words in the English language. Here’s why you should be using it.

How to Hire an Editor for Your Book

How to Hire an Editor for  Your Book

Editing is an investment. Learn what the different forms of editing are, and how to find someone to edit your book, whatever your budget.