I’ve just published my tenth book. When I started writing in 2013, I would not have believed, five years later, that I would have been able to write as much. Though the ten are diverse – a novel trilogy, two romantic novellas, a standalone novel, a play, two erotic books and a book of short… Continue reading Writing as therapy
There are SO many self-publishing companies out there now, and for authors looking to self-publish, choosing a provider is an absolute minefield. However, I've just found something that tells you where all the mines are. This brilliant list from the Alliance of Independent Authors includes lots of companies I've heard of and many I haven't.… Continue reading Best and Worst Self-Publishing Companies
The walk to work had never been so much fun. Yeah, it's the same road, the same buildings and slowly completed extensions. The same people heading to the same places. Recently for me, though, it became way more interesting. My wife has been listening to podcasts for months, trying to convince me to try several,… Continue reading Best Podcasts for Writers
To kick off the Rushmoor Writers' blog series, we’re republishing an article about building an author platform written by member Helen Matthews in September 2017, a few weeks before her debut novel ‘After Leaving the Village’ was launched. In a future blog, Helen will outline how she developed these – somewhat shaky – foundations to… Continue reading Creating an Author Platform. Is it Time to Step Up?