I’m really excited to say that my second children’s novel, Alfie Slider and the Frozen Prince is available to order from Amazon! The official launch date for the book is the 12th of August 2018, when I’ll be selling signed copies at York Unleashed. The Kindle version of the book will go live on the … Continue reading Alfie Slider and the Frozen Prince
Part of my work as a writer is research. That means that for every hour I spend writing, I’ve probably spent at least much time reading what other people have to say on a subject. I protect myself from plagiarism by making sure I’ve made notes about what I want to say about something before I … Continue reading Blogging Basics: Eliminate the Excrement
There’s a lot of bad feeling in the Indie Publishing world, towards what are called, ‘Vanity Presses’. These are publishers who charge would-be authors to publish their books. Whilst there’s no doubt that there are unscrupulous businesses out there who will trade on author’s desire to see their name in print, a lot of legitimate … Continue reading You Can Do It Yourself (But You Shouldn’t)
In my last article about writer’s block, I talked about how my ideas for stories or articles sometimes need a little time to take shape in my head. Once they do? I can start writing. And that’s true when I’m writing from experience because then I have a story to tell and the structure of … Continue reading Structure
I used to think of writer’s block as a dearth of ideas. Lack of ideas is not something that I’ve ever experienced; in fact, my usual problem is deciding which idea I should focus on next. The best description I ever had of my brain was a thousand browser windows open at once. Fortunately, I … Continue reading Writer’s Block
The Transform Foundation have grants available of up to £18,000 for charities to overhaul their websites. More information can be found on their website. If you need any help writing that application? You know who to call 🙂 Continue reading Grants Available for Charity Websites
I love words. I love being able to spend my time using them to help businesses, like yours, achieve their goals. But my first love is writing stories, to help people escape, unwind, and feel things. I always share something romantic on my author blog on this day. This year, I’m sharing a romantic comedy. … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!