Searching For a New Book Idea & Dating – The Similarities #AmWriting

Hunting for new book ideas can be tough especially if you don’t have a conveyor belt of shiny new ideas awaiting you. Often social media will make you feel like you are the only writer in the world who hasn’t got a GREAT idea to work on and that can cause you some creative suffering. […]

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5 Tips For Maximising Your Writing Time @KimTheBookWorm #AmWriting

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I am thrilled to have author Kim Nash on my blog today. Kim is the author of heartwarming and feel-good fiction. I am halfway through her new book, Moonlight Over Muddleford Cove. Kim’s books are good for the soul. They are uplifting romances with relatable characters and generous spoonfuls of humour. So, please, welcome, Kim […]

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#BookReview Chasing the Italian dream @jo_thomas01 #summerreads

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Don’t you just love that feeling when you start to read a book and instantly feel that good book vibe. I got that same feeling with this new book from Jo Thomas. In addition I got a powerful urge to book a holiday to Italy, browse Pinterest for pics of Naples and buy myself a […]

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Things You Think About When Your Draft Novel Is With Beta-Readers #writer

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Let’s all take a moment to feel grateful for beta-readers. They are special people who kindly agree to read our draft books and give us much needed reader feedback. Their feedback emails are so valuable…once we have recovered from their initial thoughts about our beloved stories. I have had some wonderful beta-readers and without their […]

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Does Your Story Require More Cooking Time? #AmWriting

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Your story idea is busy cooking on the creative stove inside your head. It will bubble away nicely under a steady heat as you go about your daily business. One day you will get a delicious whiff of your story in the form of an interesting scene or a quirky character and your excitement will […]

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Author Newsletters – My Top 10 Tips @eroyalauthor #MondayBlogs

I have been threatening to do a newsletter for sometime but haven’t felt like I know enough about the subject to whip one up. So, you can imagine my excitement when historical romance author Emily Royal told me she had a guest blog post for me on the subject of newsletters. Now, I am on […]

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The Writer’s Other Half – Job Description #MondayBlogs

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If you think being a writer is difficult…think about what your loved one or other half has to endure. Can you imagine how they must feel listening to you huff and puff over the opening paragraph of your first chapter? Ever wondered what it must be like to sit and watch the person you love […]

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5 Self-Care Secrets That Make Me a Better Writer @AbigailYardimci #amwriting

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Have you been stuck at the literary coalface for sometime? Are you in need of writer self-care? This fabulous guest post from author Abi Yardimci is for you. If you’ve not checked out Abi’s books than I strongly suggest you do. Her books are funny, enchanting and carry several inspirational life lessons. Over to you, […]

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