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Guest Blog for Elgee Writes

‘Creating an author brand the economical way’ – Guest Blog for Elgee Writes

Dreams of being a writer

Are you thinking about writing that book that's been nagging you?But time, energy, other commitments stopped you making a start?Want a gentle monthly reminder that...

What is an author?

This week has been a really interesting one, a highly intelligent business person that I met, didn't realise that I work with writers who want...

How to start writing

  https://youtube.com/shorts/M-iVnL72Mlw?feature=share Secret writers are the people who squirrel away numerous ideas in notebooks, or on their laptops. But never share what they write, or...

Whoop Whoop She’s Back!

This morning I had a fabulous coaching session with Katherine Phillip's of ScreenPop. Why did I book an hours coaching? because I needed to see...

How To Market A Book

I’m an indie author, (with a marketing background) and keep finding posts on writer’s forums like ‘so I published my book, but only sold two...

Just in time for Christmas and New Years Resolutions

Throughout 2021 I have been working hard on putting together the Out Of Your Head and Onto The Page Guides for people who prefer to...

Indie Book Launches

Looking back at my launch for Down With Frogs I remember the excitement and nerves so well.  I had spent all of September rushing around...

Author websites and why you really need one

If you want to know how to market a book then you need to know about author websites. There are tons of myths around websites,...

Do authors need a mailing list?

Here it is - another dose of my book marketing advice, so if you want to know how to market a book here we go....

Who is your ideal reader?

You want to know how to market a book, then you need to know this, and if, when I asked this question you answered “everyone!”...

Writers Block LIVE Q&A

You may remember that I wrote all about writers block in an article a while ago, and many of you have requested (and hopefully) tried...

Covering Your Design

I have spoken before about the controversial nature of book cover design, popping into any online writers forum will show you the discussion between people’s...

Don’t be scared – Editing is your best friend – yes really!

I have lost count of the number of times I have seen people on writers forum ask – “Do I really need a professional editor?”,...

How do I choose a publisher?

Despite all the trials and tribulations of last year, and the start of this one, there are some of you who took that time apart...