How You Can Improve Newsletter Results [Reblog] – PH Solomon

I've talked recently about getting your email list set up and how you can go about adding people to that list. What I didn't talk about was what you do after that. Most people approach it with a newsletter, but if you've ever tried that and looked at the results, you may be disheartened. PH … Continue reading How You Can Improve Newsletter Results [Reblog] – PH Solomon

HOW TO REALLY BUILD A PLATFORM IN THE BOOK COMMUNITY – Reblog – YA and Wine

Following on from last week's post on building your author platform (did you work out what it is yet?), I came across this post over on yaandwine.com that talks about getting yourself integrated into the online book community. It requires work (doesn't anything worthwhile?), but if you want to sell more than 5 copies of … Continue reading HOW TO REALLY BUILD A PLATFORM IN THE BOOK COMMUNITY – Reblog – YA and Wine

How To Build An Author Platform – Reblog: David Gaughran

Have you ever considered your author platform? Do you give much time over to building it? Hold on - what the hell even IS an author platform? Clue: it's not a stage where you stand to read your book. Have no fear, because author David Gaughran sets out this handy guide t building and developping … Continue reading How To Build An Author Platform – Reblog: David Gaughran

One Word Inspiration #OneWordInspiration #OWI

The game is simple, One word to inspire a 240 Character Twitter story. The idea came from Willowdot21, and the word is oblivion. @steveboseley Tweeted: She was aware that he was carrying a knife. Walking in the park at this hour was ill advised. Still, it was the quickest way home. She could feel him … Continue reading One Word Inspiration #OneWordInspiration #OWI

DEAR NEW AUTHORS (I DID IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO) – Reblog: Holland Rae

Author Holland Rae gives all new authors a healthy dose of reality here, pointing out some of the things we need to consider along the way. If you've got aspirations of writing a book (don't aspire - do it), you ned to read this... This isn’t an easy one for me to write. Recently, one … Continue reading DEAR NEW AUTHORS (I DID IT SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO) – Reblog: Holland Rae

5 Newbie Mistakes that Will KILL a Perfectly Good Story – Reblog (Kirsten Lamb)

I came across a blog post last week that was a reblog of a reblog. My first thought was 'that's got to be a good article, so I skipped over to the originator's site and had a read and discovered the post you see beneath, from author Kirsten Lamb. For me, the magic word was … Continue reading 5 Newbie Mistakes that Will KILL a Perfectly Good Story – Reblog (Kirsten Lamb)

OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – issue 45 ‘Distant Screams’ | #Horror #OpenCall #ReprintsWelcome #fiction @Sirens_Call

OPEN SUBMISSIONS: The Sirens Call – issue 45 ‘Distant Screams’ | #Horror #OpenCall #ReprintsWelcome #fiction @Sirens_Call https://firefly465.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/open-submissions-the-sirens-call-issue-45-distant-screams-horror-opencall-reprintswelcome-fiction-sirens_call/ — Read on firefly465.wordpress.com/2019/05/06/open-submissions-the-sirens-call-issue-45-distant-screams-horror-opencall-reprintswelcome-fiction-sirens_call/

How to Find Your Novel’s Path — A Writer’s Path

I'm finding myself getting lost going through the second draft of my novel. I've found a kindred spirit in Kelsie Engen over on A Writer's Path, who has some great tips for getting un-lost (can that be a word?)... by Kelsie Engen All too often, I find myself lost in my writing. No, I don’t … Continue reading How to Find Your Novel’s Path — A Writer’s Path

How To Write a Choose Your Own Adventure Story

I wrote last week about writing a Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA) story, and i talked about some of the different options that exist FREE online to help you to organise and write your own. If you've ever thought about writing one and wondered how you be able to manage all the different options and … Continue reading How To Write a Choose Your Own Adventure Story

Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #2

Saturday rolls around quicker each week. I'm going to start buying stuff for Halloween soon. But until then, I've got part 2 of my horror short story A Snap of the Fingers. Think I said this last time, but Snap is one of my favourites. It's probably the one that makes me feel most uncomfortable, … Continue reading Serial Saturday: [Horror] A Snap of the Fingers #2