Another Writer’s Tip

I’m a bit too lazy to do a whole list of tips in one hit, so I’m just going to post them as they occur to me. Today’s little ramble is how I increased productivity. I normally work from home in my purpose-designed study. It has a pretty coral coloured wall, some cute pink and teal […]

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Stuck in the middle…

Last night, after drinking some cider, I decided to do some writing. I am almost done with my fourth novel, but I also have a fifth novel that I find much more interesting right now – but only because I’m not supposed to be working on it until I properly finish the fourth one. Anyway, […]

Marketing Your Book

I’ve finished writing my book. Now what?

This is a massive topic to cover, so I’ll just be touching on a bit of everything for now. If you want to know anything else, please send me a message, and I’ll do my best to answer. I’ve noticed since publishing my most recent novel, I haven’t been able to find one resource that […]

How I’m Surviving Nanowrimo

I’m just over half-way through Nanowrimo, and so far I am loving it! I’ve managed to write almost every day, or have done more on either side of missed days to keep to my target. This year has felt easier than last year (which I finished but with a slightly stressful last few days), and […]

Bookbub

I don’t know if it’s just me, but sometimes I struggle to find something new (and good) to read on Amazon. For some reason, it didn’t occur to me to use my writer’s knowledge to solve this problem. While searching for ways to promote Dismissed, I came across Bookbub. It is the one site that […]

Take Off Your Pants…

No, this is not the name of a new erotic fiction novel. It’s a great little book by Libbie Hawker about outlining a novel. I’m in the process of reworking my latest project using this formula, so I’ll let you know if it does in fact make the whole writing task easier. But I’m pretty […]

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Romance Writing Structure

Even though I’ve written two novels, I still feel a bit clueless when it comes to structuring one. I find the middle particularly hard to deal with, especially when trying to incorporate a romantic relationship into the story. So I went hunting and found this cool post about the seven story beats in a romance […]

An awesome resource…

I have just discovered the Writer’s Café at Kboards, which has a great community of indie authors. They even have an Aussie Writers thread: http://www.kboards.com/index.php/topic,158050.0.html The people there are all very friendly and helpful in terms of sharing advice, and I hope to relay some of it here as I navigate this very crazy world […]