Category Archives: Resources for authors

Ideas and links to help with getting your book out there

How to stand out from the crowd

If you want to submit your work to a literary magazine,  you will know that you are only one of thousands of writers who are submitting work. Depressing, isn’t it? Here is some advice about how to stand out from … Continue reading

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Book marketing

Here are a collection of posts about book marketing: ebook pricing Best Low-Cost Marketing Tactics for Authors 7 Avoidable Rookie Errors for Indie Authors Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Getting your characters to talk

If you are writing a novel, conversation is an important part of your book. It brings the story alive, and makes your characters believable. But what should they be saying to each other? This post summarises the types of conversations … Continue reading

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Do you want to write for Warner Bros?

This could be your chance. Find more details here. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Writing opportunities for May and June

Here are some links to look into if you want to get your work published. Opportunities for writers in May and June. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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Formatting your ebook

Now here is a subject that comes up over and over again. Many new authors fuss over their Word document so that it looks perfect on their screen. Most of this time is wasted, because: It will look different on … Continue reading

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5 Steps to land more writing gigs from your blog

As with many of these lists, there is an element of simplification about this post. But still, there are some useful points about getting writing work by blogging. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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SEO tips for your book on Amazon

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is important, because if you don’t, nobody finds your book. It is as simple as that. So where do you start? Here are some tips for indie authors to make their self-published books more discoverable on … Continue reading

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Getting your book into the High Street

Here is some useful advice about dealing with your local book shop. It is all common sense, but it is still useful to have it all listed in one place, and coming from an authoritative source: The Booksellers Association. Visit … Continue reading

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About landing pages

A landing page is an important part of your book marketing campaign. Find out why, and what to do about it here. Visit my websites via the links at the top of this page.

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