The Cauldron Trilogy – the Plan is done!

It's taken four months, 21 pages and over 11.5K of words to complete my plan for 'The Cauldron Trilogy'. And whilst this is terrific, I'm fully aware that any book plan is on uneven ground once you start writing and your characters try to misbehave. This is the most complex writing project I've ever attempted,… Continue reading The Cauldron Trilogy – the Plan is done!

3 Ways Writers can use Instagram

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Websites and apps can be more of a hindrance than a help when it comes to writing. But just as Pinterest can help writers, so can Instagram. Plenty of people shy away from it, pointing out that the unrealistic view of reality it promotes isn't exactly healthy. But the same can be said of everything… Continue reading 3 Ways Writers can use Instagram

4 Things I Learned Self-Publishing Two E-books in Two Years

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My New Year's Resolution was to write and publish a second book - and I did. I'll allow myself a little bit of pride in that (but not too much because I'm a writer and I'm British). I've now published two books in two years - so what did I learn? 1. Decide¬†why you want… Continue reading 4 Things I Learned Self-Publishing Two E-books in Two Years

Learn about Writing from your Favourite Authors

Learn from your favourite authors

I try not to read my favourite authors as a "writer". Deconstructing creative works can often suck the life out of them (and equally make you appreciate them more, it's a fickle thing). But if you are a writer, you'll be a reader and you'll be learning whilst reading whether you intend to or not.… Continue reading Learn about Writing from your Favourite Authors