I have read some brilliant books this year. Here are my top 5
Every year for as long as I can remember I have set myself yearly reading challenges. This comes in the form of three tasks. You are welcome to take any of these for yourselves in 2019
Writing lessons all authors should remember. I am an avid reader. No surprise there I have written many articles on reading. I also edit my own book review publication on Medium. Throughout my reading career, I have had many favourite authors. The ones that have fallen out of favour, I mean no disrespect to. It may … Continue reading 5 Writing Lessons From Authors Who Have Disappointed Me
Reading is subjective. Readers bring their own feelings and past experience to any book they pick up. Hence each reader will have a different experience with your book. The subjective nature of reading guarantee’s you can not please all the readers, all the time. As authors, we strive for the positive reviews and dread … Continue reading The subjective nature of reading is an encouragement for all authors.
The hard work will be over when you are sat on a beach with a cocktail in hand, living off your earnings. First, you need to advertise and sell your books. Selling your book is not as easy as it sounds. However, there are methods of advertising for free. Advertising does not need to cost … Continue reading Five Tips to Advertise Your Book For Free.
How do you write a single sentence a reader remembers for the rest of their life? If you are like me, you see a line hi-lighted on your post and smile, someone has liked something you have written. Many who have been following me will know that I have a recent obsession with the First … Continue reading Fifteen Literary Quote That Live With You For Life
In a society, with a short attention span, it is essential to get it right from the start. How do you draw people in to read what you have written? It is simple, you write a killer first line. When writing an article I spend as much time on the first line as I do … Continue reading 5 Tips for Attracting More Readers With a Killer First Sentence.