Being an author can be thrilling and is always a great conversation starter – I’ve had entire tables of strangers asking me questions and genuinely intrigued by my career. However, what people often don’t talk about is the toll writing can take on an author/aspiring author. It can be physically, mentally, and emotionally draining and,… Read More Self-Care For Authors During NaNoWriMo
As a child they told you could be anything. A pop star, a ballerina, an actor, whatever you dreamed about in your fairy takes while you slept. It was all within your grasp, anything was possible. Then you get to high school and suddenly it’s as if you don’t conform, you will never get good… Read More How to tell negativity to shove it (and write your book!)
I’ve heard so many people tell me they think they ‘have a book in them’! Some tried to get started, others haven’t written a word, many are waiting for retirement. One even had almost finished but it had been sitting collecting dust for twenty years and she still hadn’t finished it. Will you be one… Read More 6 Ways To Make Time To Write Your Book
If you’re on a budget here are twenty quick tips to help you save up so you can invest in having your manuscript professionally edited. Begin saving early on. Don’t wait until you’ve finished your manuscript and then realise how much everything costs – you may have to pay for a book editor, cover designer,… Read More 20 Ways To Save For An Editor.
Being a writer of any kind can be a pretty solitary thing. We spend a lot of time researching, pondering, reading, writing, editing, and other word-related things alone. Whether you’re an introvert or not, it can be a lovely thing to be comfortable with yourself and your own mind without needing others. Yet, it shouldn’t… Read More Why Authors Can’t Keep Doing It For Themselves!