Author Advice, Blog Post, Book Bloggers, Book Reviews

#Authors are you struggling to find #bookbloggers to #review your book? Read on for help reaching out … #amreading #amblogging #amediting #authoradvice

Well, this is my first post of 2019 so Happy New Year!  I hope it's gotten off to a great start for you all. I've noticed over the last few weeks in some of the Facebook groups I'm in that authors are struggling to find bloggers to read and review their books. And not 'just'… Continue reading #Authors are you struggling to find #bookbloggers to #review your book? Read on for help reaching out … #amreading #amblogging #amediting #authoradvice

Author Advice, Blog Post, Cheat Sheet, Grammar Assistant

Removing these two words from your writing will make it stronger and more concise! #Strong #Verbs #CreatingPerfection #GrammarAssistant #Author #AmWriting #AmEditing

Today's article is short and sweet. There are few words in the English language I dislike but I must admit very and really are two I could happily live without. Using these words before certain verbs can make your writing appear weak and lazy and using two words instead of one can damage your precious… Continue reading Removing these two words from your writing will make it stronger and more concise! #Strong #Verbs #CreatingPerfection #GrammarAssistant #Author #AmWriting #AmEditing

Author Advice, Blog Post, Publication

#GuestPost Ideas for #authors #bloggers #amwriting #amediting #indieauthors #indiepub #selfpub #publishing

So, you've written and published a book and are now looking for ways to advertise it. You have contacted some bloggers and although they aren't going to read and review for whatever reason, they have offered you a guest post spot on their blog. Brilliant! But what do you write? There's only so many times… Continue reading #GuestPost Ideas for #authors #bloggers #amwriting #amediting #indieauthors #indiepub #selfpub #publishing

Author Advice, Blog Post, Publication Ready, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#AuthorResources Many people can help you get your #manuscript #published Come and see who #indieauthor #selfpublishing #blogtours #bookcovers

You will have heard the saying, it takes a village to raise a child, well, the same can be said for publishing a book. Once you have written the end  on your manuscript, the hard work doesn't stop there, but you are not alone. From the indie author case studies I have been sharing, one… Continue reading #AuthorResources Many people can help you get your #manuscript #published Come and see who #indieauthor #selfpublishing #blogtours #bookcovers

Blog Post, Thoughts

#Editors get emotional too ~ #AllTheColoursInBetween @EvaJordanWriter @UrbaneBooks

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be approached by one the most fantastic authors around, Eva Jordan. She needed some help with her manuscript and I had been recommended to her. What an honour! Of course I said yes and so began several months of editing and rewrites and editing and so on… Continue reading #Editors get emotional too ~ #AllTheColoursInBetween @EvaJordanWriter @UrbaneBooks

Blog Post, Editing Assistance

When do you book your editor? #Authors #Editors #WIP #AmEditing #AuthorAdvice

Working as a freelance copy-editor with both independent authors and publishing houses, I know that there are different processes when it comes to booking the services of an editor. The publishers tend to have the author on a very specific deadline and are therefore able to book their time in my diary in advance (most… Continue reading When do you book your editor? #Authors #Editors #WIP #AmEditing #AuthorAdvice

Blog Post, Thoughts

#Authors What do you want to know? #indieauthors #selfpublishing #amwriting #amediting

I few weeks ago, I asked some indie authors to tell me what they wish they'd known before they started their publishing journey. I got a whole range of answers back, from the majority saying they would never publish without using an editor again, to those saying they wished they had someone to help and… Continue reading #Authors What do you want to know? #indieauthors #selfpublishing #amwriting #amediting

Blog Post, Thoughts

#DailyGoals Do you set one? #Authors #Writers #Bloggers #Target #ToDoList

I am a massive fan of to-do lists and setting daily goals. Are you? What do you do to plan your day? Or do you wing it? Do you have any specific methods to compile your to-do list? Let me know in the comments below 🙂 Whatever you do, I hope you achieve your aims… Continue reading #DailyGoals Do you set one? #Authors #Writers #Bloggers #Target #ToDoList

Blog Post, Thoughts

What do you always do? #Rituals #Editing #Writing #Editors #Authors #Bloggers

Last week I attended an online author chat with Louise Jensen and her Bookouture publicity manager, Kim Nash, over on Facebook. Louise is the bestselling author of three psychological thrillers, The Sister, The Gift, and The Surrogate (click the links to buy your copies!) and one of the questions asked was what, if any, rituals… Continue reading What do you always do? #Rituals #Editing #Writing #Editors #Authors #Bloggers