Writing in exotic locations – and occasionally shop windows – is all in a day’s work for narrative non-fiction author Isabel Losada.
Develop your craft with these 10 essential books for writers. How many have you read? And which others would you recommend?
Don’t get too carried away with excitement and gratitude when an agent offers to represent you. Put on your business hat and look out for these common pitfalls with agency agreements.
There are lots of Twitter hashtags out there that are useful to help writers promote their work, connect with other writers, and – well – write. How do you use them, and which should you use?
Jon Reed asks bestselling hybrid author Nick Spalding which side of the publishing fence is best – traditional or indie?
LinkedIn is one of the most powerful tools you can use for your publishing job search. Suzanne Collier of bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for using it effectively.
Where does Wire in the Blood creator Val McDermid get her ideas? Danuta Kean investigates.
Self-publishing is all about ebooks – right? Not always, says Anna Lewis, who explores the possibilities of print.
With many students doing some form of work placement over the summer, Suzanne Collier of bookcareers.com shares her top ten tips for making the most of it.
Alison Baverstock, author of How to Market Books, offers her top 10 marketing tips for self-published authors.
Feeling overwhelmed by your writing goal? Chris Smith of Prolifiko says you can achieve big things by thinking small. Here are his top 7 tips for incorporating a ‘small thinking’ methodology into your writing process.
This year’s London Book Fair featured a panel discussion about the topical issue of the day: “Brexit: Good News or Bad News for the Publishing Industry?” And (spoiler alert) the answer from delegates was a resounding “Bad News” – by a margin of 140-0. But what do you think?
Productivity isn’t just a way to show off to colleagues and suck up to your boss. Getting things done allows you to spend more time doing the things you love and want to do. Bec Evans shares her favourite tactics to make short shrift of the long to-do list.
The end is in sight! Here’s your final week of writing prompts from Sarah Salway to see you through to the end of NaNoWriMo.
Are you half way through your NaNoWriMo draft? Here’s your next week of writing prompts from Sarah Salway!