Happy New Year! January is the month of resolutions but I prefer to plan my year ahead because I've never been able to successfully give up chocolate or exercise, therefore, work goals feel more productive. So, here's a snapshot of my goals for part of next year (and yes, I'm aware March is missing, it'll … Continue reading Planning the Year Ahead
I feel like I should write a blog post about something as I haven't been particularly diligent lately but I don't really know what to write about. I could write about writing -- I wrote 7,000 words last Friday and I have been in a coma ever since. It will forever be my PB as … Continue reading On Form, Cotswolds and a bit of Writing
Anyone who has ever submitted a manuscript to an agent knows that the absolute worst part of writing is pulling together a query letter and synopsis. Well, I've come across an incredible site that offers advice on that front, far better than any I've read before. I was directed to this site from somewhere else … Continue reading Novel Submissions
I saved for a long time so I could pay for an edit, a copy edit and a proofread, which can become very expensive. So, if you don't have any money saved up, here's how you can do it for free. Step 1: Use beta readers Goodreads has a group dedicated to this. If you're not going … Continue reading 4 Steps for Editing your book for Free
YES, IT IS HAPPENING! I'm currently in my own little universe re-tweaking documents to make them work either on e-readers or print. Even though you can now pre-order the kindle edition it hasn't been proofed because I like to freak myself out with rash decisions. The print version isn't ready for pre-order as the formatting … Continue reading PRE-ORDER REBELLION TODAY!