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After the Book Deal by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in , .

It’s the dream. The traditional book deal. Although self-publishing is already a significant factor in the industry, most of us who’ve made that decision, “I want to be an author”,...

New Year, New Start: Writers’ Retreats by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in , .

 If you’re anything like me, you’re juggling your writing time with any number of additional responsibilities – career, family, hobbies, household chores – and so it can often feel like...

New Year, New Start – Author Goals: Really Useful Links by Paul...
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in , .

I’m sticking with a theme, and continuing my useful links for how to kick off the New Year like you mean to continue. New Year’s resolutions have become a cliché:...

A Happy Ending for Your Taxes
Posted by Vanessa O'Loughlin in , .

It may not be the most exciting aspect to publishing that novel you’ve been writing all these years, but you’ll save yourself a big headache if you get your taxes...

New Year, New Start – Bullet Journaling: Really Useful Links by Paul...
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in , .

I hope everyone’s ready to get back to work after the break. It’s a new year, so let’s kick things off as we mean to go on. One of the...

New Year, New Beginnings: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in .

Another year behind us. I’m sure many of you are either relaxing now that the Christmas rush is over, or taking advantage of the post-Christmas sales. Many of us will...

Writing Over The Holidays by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in .

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Yule, Hannukah, Kwanza, or nothing at all, it’s an absolute guarantee that the end of December is going to test your writing discipline like no other...

Don’t Overshadow the Hero: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in .

  As it says on my website, I write stories to show that monsters can be beaten. Part of this means that I want to inspire people to believe that...

There is Always Hope: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in .

When we look at the state of the world, it can be easy to think there’s no point to resisting, no point to speaking out. You’d be forgiven for giving...

Stay Safe Online: Really Useful Links by Paul Anthony Shortt
Posted by Paul Anthony Shortt in .

Last week I discussed the role authors play in speaking out about social and political issues. Not only is this now more important than ever, but it also now comes...