How to Build Your Writing Skills

Every day, new writers decide to have a shot at being published. They come up with an idea, rough out a plot, and enthusiastically start pounding the keyboard. Then, when they read through their scenes, disappointment strikes. Their prose just doesn’t … Continue reading

A Glance at Author Earnings

Quite often people write to me and say things like: “I tried publishing a book on Amazon and I’ve sold three copies in the last twelve months”, or “They say it’s possible to earn a living as an Indie writer, … Continue reading

How to Build Your Writing Business

A few days ago, I passed on some advice to an excellent writer who is just starting to build her writing business. She’s starting from a good place – she already has a great deal of expertise in several different … Continue reading

Giving Birth to a Book Part 3 with Sandi Wallace

Part III – Good news-bad news-great news (Giving birth to a book continued) Finally, SheKilda 2011 (the second Australian Women Crime Writers’ Convention held by Sisters in Crime Australia) arrived. Besides rubbing shoulders with readers, aspiring and published authors, and … Continue reading