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Chasing the Dream of Becoming a Writer by Susan Ryan
Posted by Susan Ryan in , .

In the film, Field of Dreams, Kevin Costner observes that, “It would kill some men to get so close to their dream and not touch it”. He’s talking to an...

On Being a Writer by Roisin Meaney
Posted by Roisin Meaney in , .

Writing books was never an ambition of mine. At various times in my youth I wanted to be a vet, a firefighter and a dentist. I ended up becoming a...

Building Your Writing Life with Indulgeinwriting by Sharon Thompson
Posted by Sharon Thompson in , .

#Indulgeinwriting is literally online at your finger-tips day and night. If you are new to writing it can be daunting. Where do you start? Start with us and we will...

Writing that second book by Sharon Thompson
Posted by Sharon Thompson in , , .

Some of you may be screaming at me right now. ‘‘Writing a second book? I’d be happy if I could get one flamin’ book published!’  Trust me, I thought that too, but...

Real Life vs. Fiction by Patricia Caliskan
Posted by Patricia Caliskan in , , .

Full-time employee by day, aspiring novelist by night? Then you’ve come to the right article, my friend! That’s how every author who ever nabbed themselves a publishing deal started out....

Chasing Rainbows: Quitting the Day Job by Sheila Forsey
Posted by Sheila Forsey in , .

Running a business with three small kids, I felt I was on a constant treadmill. Summer camps, Easter camps, childminders and creches. Endless days with a two-week sun holiday thrown...

HD: Putting the Ink in Imagination by Patricia Caliskan
Posted by Patricia Caliskan in , , .

The number one question put to any novelist: Where do you get your ideas? Dipping the nib in the old brainbox, is the truthful, if uninspiring, answer. The myth is...

The Knowing is in the Doing: How to Write a Novel by...
Posted by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald in , .

I often think of new books as having dark-adapted sensibilities, and imagine them blinking and wincing a little as they come out into the light. And I’m thinking of this...

‘How long does it take to write a book?’ by Sharon Thompson
Posted by Sharon Thompson in , .

‘How long does it take to write a book?’ I get asked this a lot. With only one published book, The Abandoned, it is difficult to give an honest and...

How To Research Writing A Novel by Angela Clarke

Angela Clarke is The Sunday Times bestselling author of the Social Media Murder Series, including Follow Me, Watch Me, and Trust Me. Angela has produced an extensive collection of Writing Tips video tutorials on many...

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