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I write. I read. I review. #FridayReads #NonFiction #YA

Reading is a favourite hobby of mine, not just as a way to escape the daily grind but it also helps evolve my skills as a writer. It was Stephen King who told us “If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others. Read a lot and write a… Continue reading I write. I read. I review. #FridayReads #NonFiction #YA

Authors, Books, Fiction, Fun Stuff, Indie Author, Inspirational, mind body spirit, Non Fiction, Poetry, Self Publishing, Social Media, The Writing Process, Women's Fiction, Writing, Writing Tools, WWWBlogs

Does Everyone Have a Book in Them? #selfpublishing

At the beginning of March, I attended the Women In Business Conference in Coventry hosted by the team at Socially Shared. I wrote about the day over on my motivational blog; you can read that post HERE. As well as attending this empowering event, I was also honoured to run a couple of the afternoon… Continue reading Does Everyone Have a Book in Them? #selfpublishing

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The What, Why, and How of Self-Publishing #TuesdayBookBlog

On Wednesday 8th March it is International Women’s Day, and what better day to attend a Women in Business Conference where I get to listen to influential speakers from a variety of backgrounds and businesses. I’ve only been a member of the Socially Shared Member’s Group for a short time, and yet I’ve learned so… Continue reading The What, Why, and How of Self-Publishing #TuesdayBookBlog

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How to Promote Your Self-Published eBook #wwwBlogs #GuestPost #NaNoWriMo

Thousands of writers’ are frantically tapping away at their keyboards this November in the hope to complete the first draft of their novel, but what will those dedicated writers’ do with their manuscript once they reach the finish line? Last week I shared a guest post from Susan at Perfect Prose Services; Top Ten Tips… Continue reading How to Promote Your Self-Published eBook #wwwBlogs #GuestPost #NaNoWriMo

Authors, Books, Children's Fiction, Indie Author, Self Publishing, Social Media, The Writing Process, Young Adult

Author Interview – Meet Stephan Myers #Children’s author

Today I am joined by author, Stephan Myers who writes beautifully illustrated children's fiction. The Fun Five: 1 What part of the world do you come from?  I was actually born in Hull but coming from a forces family we moved around a lot. 2 What did you want to be when you grew up?… Continue reading Author Interview – Meet Stephan Myers #Children’s author

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Selling Your Books at Craft Fairs

Gazing out of the window, I see grey skies, muddy puddles and a blustery wind, forcing my neighbours to grip tightly to their umbrellas and briefcases, as they hurry to work.  For me, however, I have the luxury of tapping away on my keyboard, still wearing my fluffy pyjamas, no make-up and nursing a steaming… Continue reading Selling Your Books at Craft Fairs

Indie Author, Non Fiction, Self Publishing, Wellbeing

A Self-Help Chain Reaction

  There is a film I re-watch when I need to have a good laugh, and sob my heart out, all within a two hour period.  That film is Steel Magnolias.  A 1989 classic starring Dolly Parton, Sally Fields and Julia Roberts. If you plan on watching it, you'll need more boxes of Kleenex than a… Continue reading A Self-Help Chain Reaction