One year into self-publishing – Advice, tips and tricks

First of all Happy New Year! 2016 was a very eventful year for lots of reasons from Britain leaving the EU, to saying goodbye to a whole host of famous faces, to Trump becoming president of the US (and much more!). I think it’s safe to say that 2017 is looking like it’s going to […]

Eight Steps to self-publishing

6 months into self-publishing with Amazon KDP and I’ve learnt some things along the way that I think everyone going down the indie author route needs to do to start their journey. Perfect your Novel (novella/short story/ anthology etc. etc.) This may be a no-brainer to some but I know the feeling of wanting to […]

I’ve Been Nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! #FeelingSmug

Thanks so much to Suesreadingcorner! Take a moment to check out her fantastic blog (you won’t regret it!) So how does this Blogger Recognition Award work? Here are the rules…. 1. Select 15 other blogs you want to give this award to. Do some digging if you must! Find those blogs. You cannot nominate yourself […]

Are you a member of the grammar police? (Five examples that will make you mad!)

I think I’m asking for it with this post so hopefully I don’t make any mistakes haha! But I’m not really talking about accidental mis-spellings (everyone makes mistakes!) but what really grinds my gears is the wrong use of…. There, Their and They’re,  it’s, its, and its’ …and don’t get me started on the wrong […]

If you laugh…you have to subscribe! Mahahaha

Okay so i have very few subscribers and though I deeply love you both (haha) I would like to have a few more! BUT I’m not asking you to subscribe willy nilly. Why would you? When you could be out subscribing to J.K.Rowling, or Cassandra Clare or George R.R Martin. Why don’t you go subscribe […]

Day Two of the Three Days, Three Quotes Challenge!

Hey guys so it’s day two of the challenge and I realised I forgot to tag people in it yesterday to pass it on haha woops! So I’ll tag extra people today (aren’t you lucky! You’re just rubbing your hands together hopin’ I’m gonna nominate you – aww now I feel bad if I don’t…) Today’s quote […]

Conveying your Characters – Third Person Tips

So you have a fantastic character with all the flaws, traits and layers of an actual human being BUT (particularly when you’re writing third person) how do you get across who they really are? When I started writing I knew I had a tendancy to write third person but, in comparison to first person, it […]

How to Gain Interest in Your Blog

I’ve been asked to do a blog post on this to provide a little advice on how to get followers for your blog (I’m very flattered don’t you know!) So here goes! I think there are five main really important strategies to help gain interest in your blog and you need to be doing all […]