How Long it Takes to Create a Novel Isn’t Important, Writing it is. Inspiration From Author Ritu Bhathal #IWSG

Do you ever feel it’s taking too long to write your novel? What if I told you there is no prescribed timescale. Avoid internal pressure by learning from Ritu.
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Goodreads: How to Promote a Book Effectively for Free


A collaborative post with Janice Wald and Melissa Marietta on how to use GoodReads to promote your books. Continue reading

Author Spotlight; Ritu Bhathal and Poetry Rituals.

Poetry is a mysterious thing to me. Epics I have warmed to, how the minutia works is for better minds than mine. Enter Ritu, an enthusiastic poetess and successful blogger.
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Thoughts on Out of the Box Souces for New Authors Wanting to Write Epic Fantasy Novels #IWSG

Many of my readers often ask how I start writing, where do the ideas come from and what kick starts a project that might go further than one book? One of my concepts is something many might overlook.
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Author Give Away. Free for Five Days. Lucy Brazier’s First Book PorterGirl: First Lady of the Keys

An opportunity to begin at the beginning with Lucy Brazier’s first book in the PorterGirl series and part of the launch campaign for Sinister Dexter.
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Author Spotlight; Rachael Ritchey



Author of YA fiction The Chronicles of the Twelve Realms, Rachael Ritchey’s first book The Beauty Thief is a wonderful introduction to her series. Continue reading

Author Spotlight; Lucy Brazier. The Launch of “Sinister Dexter.”

This is the third instalment of the world-renowned PorterGirl series set in the ancient and esoteric Old College. Author Lucy Brazier opens the lid on a world which has sinister overtones in this cozy, BritLit mystery. Continue reading

Author Spotlight; Marjorie Mallon

Amelina, age 15 and wanting a functional home life. A best friend locked inside a mirror, a Crystal Cottage holding answer by invite only and something changing people into shadows of their former selves… Continue reading

Why Good, Bad Feedback is Better Than Bad, Good Feedback #IWSG

I hear a lot from authors who fixate on ratings and reviews. The importance of these cannot be denied, but how many take negatives to heart?
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The Debut Novel Is Out. Author Hayley Mitchell On The Year After.

The road into publishing is rich, varied and often full of trepidation, but what happens in the aftermath? Hayley Mitchell let’s us inside her journey. Continue reading