Ever feel like you just need a nudge to give your students time for low-stakes writing? Here you go!Let Them Write — TWO WRITING TEACHERS
My personal experience about writing with Burnout.Writing with Burnout — Sol Vera’s Blog
I recorded a few rambling thoughts about writers and their mental health on World Mental Health Day… TRANSCRIPT Hello folks, I’m recording this on World Mental Health Day, and this is something we talk a lot about on the Bestseller Experiment podcast, which is writers’ mental health, which is fragile at the best of times. […]Rambling Thoughts on Writers and Mental Health — Mark Stay Writes
Yet again, as expected, it has taken me far too long between entries on this blog. I’m determined to get better and make this a more regular thing though, even if the majority of my posts will just be brief and cryptic updates about current writing projects. But it’s a useful place to collate information […]October update, and Open Submissions — Richard Strachan
It’s a real pleasure to welcome Rosemary Johnston to Linda’s Book Bag today as the book Rosemary has brought along to discuss as we stay in together sounds exactly my kind of read. Let’s find out more:
Staying in with Rosemary Johnston
Welcome toLinda’s Book Bag Rosemary and thank you for agreeing to stay in with me.
Tell me, which of your books have you brought along to share this evening and why have you chosen it?
I have brought along my debut novella Source. It is about a woman, Kate, who returns to the west of Ireland with her teenage daughter Lavinia. She has come to clear out the family farm after the death of her parents. She isn’t really interested in anything that has been left behind at the farm except her father’s dictionary. The next day, she bumps into an old boyfriend, Brian, and…
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Age should be no barrier to living and loving – in real life and in fiction Regular readers of this blog will know that when it comes to both reading and writing my genre of choice is romantic fiction. It’s a wide-ranging genre and includes various sub genres such as romantic suspense, historical romance and […]Reading and Writing Romantic Fiction: never too old to read it, write it, or to be the main character. Plus – Books of the Month for June 2021 #reading #writing #romanticfiction @1chriswebber @KileyDunbar @Isabelle_Broom @SnowProse — Put it in Writing
on The Book Designer: Many authors assume that their book disclaimers are supposed to be boring. They presume some pricey lawyers devised standard legalese, and they dare not depart from the norm. Not so. The law does not require a book disclaimer to be boring. In fact, just the opposite is true. The more interesting […]Book Disclaimers: Everything You Need to Know – by Helen Sedwick… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog
The R&W Podcast feels like a guest speaker at a college seminar.Have You Heard About… The Reading and Writing Podcast — JC Murray Books
Ask the Editor Series, Q16
Q: I’ve heard authors should always have a platform. Is that really necessary for success?
A1: It can certainly make you look taller, and many tall people appear more commanding and therefore successful. Go, shawty!
A2: Ohh . . . a social media platform. Well, that’s different.
Think of your favorite author of fiction or nonfiction. Whoever it is, they’re probably readily found on the internet. All it takes is a handful of keystrokes and you can read about them or read their work.
Whether you’re a self-published (indie) author, published with a small press, or signed up with one of the bigger publishing houses, you’ve probably heard about the importance of having an author platform. Do you have one? Do you know what an author platform is? Let’s talk about it.
What’s a platform, anyway?
Having a platform is a general way of…
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