44_My Top Two Tips To Get Through Revisions

My Top Two Tips to Get Through Revisions

After months of getting rejections for my novella, this past week, I got a revise and resubmit. I was just about to begin revisions on my seventh book, and this – though good news – meant that I’d have to revise my novella as well. I was feeling overwhelmed. Anxious. Because no matter how many Read More

43_Two Ways to Get Over Writing a Terrible Book

Two Ways to Get Over Writing a Terrible Book

So, you’ve spent a significant portion of your life writing a book. You’ve edited it. Proofread it. You’ve built up the courage to send it to publishers. And then you waited. Months went by, and as they did, the rejections piled up. You set the project – and the hope you had for it – Read More

Not every opportunity is for you

Not Every Opportunity is For You

The inspiration for this blog post came in the form of a Hallmark submission call. I was minding my own business on Twitter (as one does on Twitter *cough*), when I saw someone tweet that Hallmark was going to start publishing books. I get really excited when I see new publishers and lines starting. Generally, Read More

35_Four Habits Every Happy Author Has Mastered

Four Habits Every Happy Author Has Mastered

I should probably warn you about what I mean when I say ‘happy’. To me, being a happy author is being fulfilled by your writing. So, whether you’re published or aspiring to be, whether you’re at the point in your writing career that you want to be or not, take a moment to think about Read More

34_Four Easy Steps to Help Plan Your Writing CareerAdd heading

Four Easy Steps to Help Plan Your Writing Career

It’s overwhelming to think career once you’ve realised you want to be a writer. This might be because you already have a full-time job and writing doesn’t seem like much more than a dream. Or because you’ve written books before and none of the publishers you’ve submitted to have contacted you. Whatever it is that Read More