Author Advice, Case Study, Publication, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#WritingCommunity Author Sarah O’Neill joins me today to share her self-publishing journey @soneillauthor #AmWriting #AmEditing

Thank you so much for joining me, Sarah. Can you introduce yourself and tell us when your journey began? My name is Sarah O'Neill and my journey began almost ten years ago when I studied Creative Writing in college and it became more than just a hobby, it was something that I wanted to make… Continue reading #WritingCommunity Author Sarah O’Neill joins me today to share her self-publishing journey @soneillauthor #AmWriting #AmEditing

Author Advice, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready, Query Letter, Submission Package, Synopsis

Synopsis writing #SynopsisWriting #Synopsis #AmWriting #AmEditing #SynopsisTips #Tips #CreatingPerfection #SynopsisGuide

If there's one word that unites 99.9% of authors in a collective body shudder, it's synopsis. Dreaded by authors the world over, it's a necessary part of getting your manuscript traditionally published or bagging yourself an agent. But what do they want to see in the synopsis and how much information should you give them? And… Continue reading Synopsis writing #SynopsisWriting #Synopsis #AmWriting #AmEditing #SynopsisTips #Tips #CreatingPerfection #SynopsisGuide

Author Advice, Beta Reading, Editing Assistance, Manuscript, Publication

Here’s my top tips and advice on finding the right editor for you and your manuscript. Make sure you know what you need and what they can offer #CreatingPerfection #WritingCommunity

In today’s article, I’m going to talk about the different levels of editing available and how an author should decide which they need. First, let’s look at the different levels of editing available. There’s a detailed breakdown here but here’s an overview: Structural/Developmental Editor: Will look at the big picture elements of your manuscript. Plot,… Continue reading Here’s my top tips and advice on finding the right editor for you and your manuscript. Make sure you know what you need and what they can offer #CreatingPerfection #WritingCommunity

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, Manuscript, Publication, Submission Package

First steps to finding an agent or publisher #AmEditing #AmWriting #Authors #Submissions #Agents #Publishers #Publishing

So, you've completed your manuscript and now want to find a home for it. Your next step, if you're not interested in self-publishing,  is to try to find an agent or publisher. But where do you start? There is so much to consider and it's easy to become overwhelmed by all the information and advice… Continue reading First steps to finding an agent or publisher #AmEditing #AmWriting #Authors #Submissions #Agents #Publishers #Publishing

Author Advice, Case Study, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Manuscript, Publication, Publication Ready, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#70% of self-published authors advise using professional editing #IndieAuthor #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmWriting #AmEditing

Regular readers of this blog will know that for the last few months I have been sharing the journeys of some self-published, indie authors. They have shared with us the highs and lows of their experiences, from having to learn new skills and discovering a whole new world of online marketing. Although all have shared… Continue reading #70% of self-published authors advise using professional editing #IndieAuthor #SelfPublishing #IndiePub #AmWriting #AmEditing

Author Advice, Case Study, Publication, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublishedAuthor Carolyn Steele shares her #writing journey with me today @RockyWrites #amwriting #amediting #selfpub #indieauthor

Self-published author, Carolyn Steele joins me today to share her writing journey ... Who are you and when did your journey begin? I'm Carolyn Steele and my journey began back in 2004, before self-pub had really become a thing. I was a travel writer at the time and having some small snippets published in the… Continue reading #SelfPublishedAuthor Carolyn Steele shares her #writing journey with me today @RockyWrites #amwriting #amediting #selfpub #indieauthor

Author Advice, Case Study, Editing Assistance, Grammar Assistant, Publication, Publication Ready, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublished #Author Val Portelli aka Voinks shares her #publishing journey today … #IndieAuthor #AmWriting #AmEditing #Writing

I am delighted to welcome Val Portelli to Creating Perfection today as she shares her self-publishing journey with us all ... Who are you and when did your journey begin? Hello everyone. I’m Val Portelli, also known as Voinks. I live in London UK, and my journey began about five or six years ago. Although… Continue reading #SelfPublished #Author Val Portelli aka Voinks shares her #publishing journey today … #IndieAuthor #AmWriting #AmEditing #Writing

Author Advice, Case Study, Publication, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublished #Author M.P Tonnesen joins me to talk about her #PublishingJourney @mptonnesen #AuthorCaseStudy #AuthorAdvice #IndieAuthor

Welcome to Creating Perfection, Michelle and thank you for agreeing to share your self-publishing journey with us. Would you please introduce yourself to my readers and tell us when your journey began please ... My name is Michelle P. Tonnesen and I write under M.P. Tonnesen. I live with my family on the Isle of… Continue reading #SelfPublished #Author M.P Tonnesen joins me to talk about her #PublishingJourney @mptonnesen #AuthorCaseStudy #AuthorAdvice #IndieAuthor

Author Advice, Case Study, Publication, Self-Publishing Author Case Study

#SelfPublished #Author Andrew Barrett joins me to share his journey today @AndrewBarrettUK #IndieAuthor #AuthorAdvice #AmEditing #AmWriting #Published

Today I welcome Andrew Barrett to talk about his self-publishing journey. Who are you and when did your journey begin? My name is Andrew Barrett, and I’m a CSI working for West Yorkshire Police. I’ve been doing this job for over twenty years, and I suppose that’s also the same time my writing ‘career’ began.… Continue reading #SelfPublished #Author Andrew Barrett joins me to share his journey today @AndrewBarrettUK #IndieAuthor #AuthorAdvice #AmEditing #AmWriting #Published