A little detour from the usual business vlog (again) because it’s my birthday! We went to Inverness for three days to walk in forests, listen to Loch Ness, search for the monster and spot dolphins… Remember to go subscribe to the vlog over on YouTube.
At some point, every time you start writing a new story, you will sit back and asked yourself: ‘Is my plot stupid?’ Every. Single. Time. Not even just once, either. You might end up asking this question repeatedly as you write. In between those moments when the words are flowing and you’re completely in love […]
Google articles or go to an author event and ask ‘how can I become a writer?’ and the most popular answer will be to read, read, read. (And, hopefully, to write!) Yes, all writers need to read. But there are problems with writers telling people to just read, read, read. So let’s break it down […]
This week’s vlog is a slight detour from business building and more about fun and inspiration. Bristol ran an Open Doors event across the city over the weekend and we went to the Clifton Rocks Railway event. Sadly, I couldn’t do a proper fun video then and there as we were a small group squished […]
This post was this week’s Monday email. Get these straight in your inbox every week (along with exclusive writing prompts) by putting your email in here. One of the most common complaints all writers face and constantly moan about (yes, we’re allowed to moan) is about finding time to write. The simple answer, by the […]
How does that make you feel? The idea of building your own empire. Does it scare you? It’s okay. I understand. It’s scary to go that big. And you don’t have to go that big. You don’t have to build your own empire of books and readers. It really all depends on what your goals […]
One way to sell your self-published books is getting them into as many different places as possible. And for some this can include Smashwords which can potentially be a great distribution tool. So, after much consideration, I tried to upload Matter of Time and Despite Our Enemies to Smashwords. And I smashed it! Or not… […]
Once you’ve got a story, or a character begging for you to tell their story, in your head, it can be hard to not just get a fresh notebook or open a blank document and start writing. Okay, so maybe you won’t just start writing. Maybe you’ll sort out that plot first, so you know […]
Working ON your business is just as important as working IN your business. To do this, I use a CEO Board. Let me explain… Remember to go subscribe to the vlog over on YouTube.
Writing is haaaaaard!! And I have a deadline to meet… Remember to go subscribe to the vlog over on YouTube.