The Secret to Cover Design Success

7 min readA picture is worth a thousand words… Don’t judge a book by its cover… Insert additional clichéd phrase… Let’s be realistic here. No one needs another trite phrase to tell them why or why not their book cover matters. It… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Stay Inspired and Keep Writing! [Infographic]

1 min readThe long winter months are upon us (in the Northern Hemisphere anyway), and with the bitter weather and short days come some of the best times to finish your manuscript. Don’t let the doldrums of winter get you down!

The 1000 True Fan Theory: Achieving Sustainable Income as a Writer

6 min read  What’s your dream? When I was a teen I read Stephen King’s “The Gunslinger” and decided I wanted to be a novelist. I was already an avid reader but there came a moment as I finished “The Gunslinger” when… Continue Reading →

Guest Blog – Traditional Publishing Vs. Self-Publishing: Which Publishing Path is Best for You?

6 min read  This past year while promoting my latest two books, Boys and Sammie & Budgie, I was asked quite a lot during interviews, “Would I go with a traditional publisher for my next book?” Having taken the indie route and… Continue Reading →

Author Events – Attending Writing Conferences

4 min read  The prospect of attending a Writing Conference might be enticing but the kind of thing that seems frivolous. How do you justify taking the time off work, investing in travel, lodging, and the ticket to the event? The cost… Continue Reading →

The Ultimate Guide to Writing Simplified with Write! [Product Review]

9 min readWhile I don’t think anyone would accuse me of being a true Luddite, I do tend to get overwhelmed and exhausted by software. Over the last five years, I’ve grown more and more disillusioned with MS Word, largely considered the… Continue Reading →

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