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Behind the Bestseller with Sam Blake: Podcast Launch!

What makes a book a success? What’s that magic ingredient writers need to bring to their manuscript to make it fly off the shelves? Ever since I started writing I’ve...

Staying Motivated by Sarah Webb
Posted by Sarah Webb in , .

A lot of our content at this time of year is aimed at writers who are starting new projects, but many of you are mid-way and there is nothing harder...

Why Join Writing.ie? What Are The Benefits To You?
Posted by Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin in , , , .

Writing.ie was thrilled recently to win EU Business News Magazine’s prestigious award for Best Digital Writing Resource, on top of the Blogger Awards (silver and gold) that we have won...

10 Productivity Tips for Serious Writers by Jerry Jenkins
Posted by Jerry Jenkins in , .

Where should I write? When should I write?  How much should I write each day? Should I outline or should I wing it? Those voices in your head reside on...

How To Get An Edgar Nomination in 72 Easy Steps by Catherine...
Posted by Catherine Ryan Howard in , .

In May 2016, my biggest dream came true: my debut thriller, Distress Signals, was published. I had wanted to get a novel published since I was 8 years old and...

Romantic Fiction: Harder Than it Sounds by Faye Hall
Posted by Faye Hall in , .

Romance stories have been around almost since humans first learned to write.  Some people love them.  Other’s consider them not to be ‘real writing’ at all.  As a romance author...

Creating a Page-Turner: Death Rope by Leigh Russell
Posted by Leigh Russell in , .

With the emergence of ebooks, it has become relatively easy to become published. As a result, writing books has become an increasingly popular pastime in recent years. So it is...

The Three Key Steps to a Successful Story by Olivia Rana
Posted by Olivia Rana in , .

Anyone can write a novel, but if you truly want to write a novel that will gain the attention of agents and publishers and also satisfy your readers, you need...

Editor Scott Pack’s Top Tips

This is just one reason why Twitter has huge value for writers. Editor Scott Pack ( @meandmybigmouth)  of Unbound tweeted this thread of wisdom and solid gold editorial tips –...

Writing Historical Crime Fiction by M.J. Tjia
Posted by M.J. Tjia in , .

As a crime fiction reader, I have always loved finding a new crime series to follow. This is probably why I always meant for my crime novels, featuring courtesan-sleuth Heloise...