December 18, 2019

We're back, baby! I'm so excited to announce that the 30-Day, 10-Minute Author Business Challenge is returning for another year. We loved hosting this successful event at the start of 2019 and met some amazing authors while we did it. We can't wait to do it all again n...

April 30, 2019

Being an author can be kind of overwhelming at times. The items on your to-do list seem to grow and grow, and when we're told that writing the next book is the best form of marketing there is, it can be easy to just focus on getting those words (and getting those words...

March 30, 2019

I had so much fun with the 30-Day Author Business Challenge this January that I'm hosting a (much smaller!) April Fiction-Writing Challenge. This is designed to help you hit those word-count goals, to encourage you to try new things, and to give you an excuse to shout...

February 28, 2019

One of the most common things I hear from my coaching clients is that they don't know what to write about. No, I'm not talking about when they're penning fiction. I'm talking e-newsletters.

February 14, 2019

Since it was Valentine's Day this week, I was getting ready to write a post on engaging couples in fiction, or top tips for conflict when it comes to your hero and heroine, or the great debate: do you need a HEA (happily ever after) to truly make a love story.


February 1, 2019

We all want to be more productive when we write. Today, we're more time-poor than we have ever been before. Not only is there some weird society kudos handed around for being 'busy', but also, we have a huge array of entertainment options. Think Netflix, Foxtel, Stan,...

December 27, 2018

You may have heard of the Pomodoro technique. This is based on the idea that for 25 minutes, you do nothing but the task you’ve set out to do. You don’t check F

December 20, 2018

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” - Oprah Winfrey. Authors don't tend to celebrate success as much as they perhaps should - but here's why doing so is so important.

December 13, 2018

There are two types of people in this world: those who count down to Christmas, and those who can’t wait till it’s over. Whether you’re a lover or a hater, there’s no denying that December is a busy time of year - a time when our writing goals can easily fall by the wa...

December 6, 2018

New year, new you. Yep, it's that time of year again when everyone decides to make 2019 their own. It's full of good intentions and forward-planning ...

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