Author Advice, Author Support, Blog Post, Book Bloggers, Book Reviews

What are blog tours and how do you organise one? #writingcommunity #blogtour

Blog tours are a great way to drum up early excitement about your book’s release or to generate a new buzz on your book’s birthday. You will gain exposure for you and your work. But what are the benefits of a blog tour, and how can you organise one? What is a blog tour? A… Continue reading What are blog tours and how do you organise one? #writingcommunity #blogtour

Author Advice, Author Support, Blog Post, Book Bloggers, Book Reviews

Book Bloggers & How to Approach Them – #Authors, if you only ever read one of my posts, please make it this one! #writingcommunity #bookbloggers #blogtours #bookreviews #booktwt

Authors often ask me how to go about finding those all-important book reviews, and how to approach bloggers, so I thought I’d share this with you. Before I do, I'm starting a new blog feature where I'll be answering your questions about editing, so please head over to this Google Form if you'd like to… Continue reading Book Bloggers & How to Approach Them – #Authors, if you only ever read one of my posts, please make it this one! #writingcommunity #bookbloggers #blogtours #bookreviews #booktwt

Author Advice, Author Support, Beta Reader Questionnaire, Beta Reading, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready

Beta Readers ~ what to look for and how to get the best from them #writingcommunity

In today’s article, I’m going to talk about beta readers. A beta reader is someone who reads your manuscript before it’s sent off for editing. Most likely after you're happy with the structural and developmental edits but before you go for the final copy/line edits and certainly before you start submitting to agents or publishers.… Continue reading Beta Readers ~ what to look for and how to get the best from them #writingcommunity

Author Advice, Author Support, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Special Offer

Once you’ve got that first draft finished, it’s on to the editing – and that’s where the fun begins…But what’s the process and where do you start? #writingcommunity

Today I'm talking about the editing process, but first, it's the last day of my sale...Don't miss out! There's horrible truth in being an author, one which many won't believe when they're starting out: writing the book is the easy part! Once you've got that first draft finished, it's on to the editing – and… Continue reading Once you’ve got that first draft finished, it’s on to the editing – and that’s where the fun begins…But what’s the process and where do you start? #writingcommunity

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Showing NOT Telling, Thoughts

#writingcommunity Who deserves your word count? #ShowingNotTelling

Today I'm talking about showing not telling in your writing. Every scene should push your character, or the plot forward, but how do you decide what deserves your word count? I talk a lot with my authors about fleshing out their manuscripts and where to use their words, so I thought I'd share some of… Continue reading #writingcommunity Who deserves your word count? #ShowingNotTelling

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#TwoIndieAuthors ~ There’s a new #podcast, folks! International Bestselling Authors Robert Enright and David B Lyons are on fire with their advice on #publishing @REnright_Author @TheOpenAuthor

Two Indie Authors Podcast Good afternoon, folks! This one's a bit different... One of my fabulous clients, International Bestselling Author Robert Enright, has joined forces with fellow International Bestselling Author, David B. Lyons, to share their expertise in how they became successful indie authors. Their advice is brilliant and applies to both indie and traditionally… Continue reading #TwoIndieAuthors ~ There’s a new #podcast, folks! International Bestselling Authors Robert Enright and David B Lyons are on fire with their advice on #publishing @REnright_Author @TheOpenAuthor

Author Advice

The Super Sale is BACK! Manuscript Polish and Formatting for Just £200! #writingcommunity #sale #publishing

I've got a massive sale on my manuscript formatting and polishing services... For just £75, I will format your manuscript ready for publication - that's half price! And you can add my Manuscript Polishing for just £125. You can book one service for the prices detailed, should you wish. Clik the links above for details… Continue reading The Super Sale is BACK! Manuscript Polish and Formatting for Just £200! #writingcommunity #sale #publishing

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New Prices! #writingcommunity #writerslift #editing #amwriting #authorlife

Given the cost-of-living crisis, I have reduced the cost of my services. The new prices are: Big Difference Editing: £9.00 per thousand words Little Tweaks Proofreading: £6.50 per thousand words Submission Package: £200.00 Back-to-Basics Polish: £150.00 Manuscript Formatting: £150.00 I still have some availability in September and October, so get in touch using the contact… Continue reading New Prices! #writingcommunity #writerslift #editing #amwriting #authorlife

Author Advice, Author Support, Editing Assistance, Manuscript

Once you’ve got that first draft finished, it’s on to the editing – and that’s where the fun begins…But what’s the process and where do you start? I hope this explanation helps #writingcommunity

There's horrible truth in being an author, one which many won't believe when they're starting out: writing the book is the easy part! Once you've got that first draft finished, it's on to the editing – and that's where the fun begins... But what's the process and where do you start? I hope this explanation… Continue reading Once you’ve got that first draft finished, it’s on to the editing – and that’s where the fun begins…But what’s the process and where do you start? I hope this explanation helps #writingcommunity