There are going to be some people that you just can’t talk to about writing your book. Maybe you’ll share it with them in the future, when you can put a fresh-off-the-press copy in their hands, but while you’re writing you need to protect your energy and enthusiasm (not to mention your hope) and talkingContinue reading “Who NOT to talk to about writing your book”
Here’s some writing quotes to inspire you to keep going in your writing. Click to pin your favourites on your writing board. Writing a book can be a hard slog, sometimes we all just need to drift off for a moment and enjoy the view. It’s time to write your book. PS. Want to pinContinue reading “Inspire Me. 10 Quotes About Writing You Need to Read”
You’re going to make mistakes as you write your first book. YOU NEED TO to learn and grow as a writer, but you don’t have to make them all. There’s a page in the picture book I published that I just cringe at every time I read it. It’s got an unnecessary adverb, and notContinue reading “5 Mistakes You Don’t Have To Make As A New Author”
We all have days when we don’t feel like doing things… getting dressed, brushing our teeth, going to work, writing our book… The funny thing about writers is that we turn that feeling into something much more deadly. We give it a title and make it a ‘thing’: writer’s block. Here’s 5 things to doContinue reading “5 Ways to Break Through Writer’s Block”
Space is really important when you’re writing. Get yourself off the kitchen table and give yourself a desk. Even if all you can afford is a cheap camping table in the corner of your lounge. How do you set up a writing desk? What does that space need? When I was a teen I workedContinue reading “How to set up a writing desk”
The most vital thing you can do to get your book finished is set yourself a deadline. When I did my PhD I had a built-in deadline. There was a date it had to be finished by or I failed. That date was seared into my mind. It had to be done by then orContinue reading “Want to Get Your Book Written? Do this.”
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