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A Writer’s Guide To Finding Inspiration Around The Home

If you’ve ever cursed your job as you frantically check your watch in backed up traffic, dreading the conversation with your boss when you roll in late. If you’ve even fought through rain and sleet among busy streets thronging with commuters. If you’ve ever felt your heart sink when a voice on the radio tells you that a broken down vehicle is causing significant delays on the motorway home, you may feel that working from home is some sort of elysian paradise, however optimistic you try to be about your commute. The allure of the home office may be a romantic notion to commuters on a dark and rainy November morning. Continue reading “A Writer’s Guide To Finding Inspiration Around The Home”

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Why Do I blog?

Blogging wasn’t something that I intentionally started out to do. To be honest I didn’t even know what a blog was or how diverse the blogging world could be… something I am still learning even now. The main reason I started to blog was to help market and promote my book Your Teething Baby: from one parent to anotherContinue reading “Why Do I blog?”

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Idea for a Book? My Quick Guide to Starting Out and Publishing

So, you have an idea for a book but you don’t know where to start. It is a competitive market but you do have choices – it’s just a case of trying to figure out which will work best for you. Self-publishing or publishing house? Literary agent or just you? Illustrations or not? Fear not, I have some insight for you which may help in your decision making.

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A Look Back Over My First Year Writing and Blogging

Here we are, a few days away from 2017 and it has made me realise that my book has almost been out for an entire year. Looking back to this time last year I remember trying to get it completed and was tackling the layout as a novice and imagining how I would simply be able to self-publish on Amazon and sit back and enjoy the reward of the sales… oh the naivety! Continue reading “A Look Back Over My First Year Writing and Blogging”

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Writing and Self-Publishing

Hi everybody thanks so much for following and supporting me through my writing. I am just sitting here thinking how it all looks pretty simple when someone announces that they have written a book and you see the finished product, but you don’t ever see what goes into it all behind the scenes. So here’s a little insight into what I have had to do, research and learn in order to self-publish my book.

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