It's been ages since I did a Vennsday post, but I had a moment the other day and hey, why not share it. One of the pieces of advice which I've heard over and over again is that if you self-publish, pretty much all your sales will be ebooks. I took this on board and … Continue reading Vennsday: On book formats and buyers
Today's post (and Venn diagram) relates to something that I feel much of the time, but which seesawed even more than usual at the end of last week. I'm talking about a lack of balance or consistency in how I see myself as a writer. Usually I chug along trying to do my best, and to … Continue reading #Vennsday: Finding a balance
I may be opening a can of worms with today's post. Here goes. Perhaps I have the wrong sort of attitude, but I have a problem with publications, websites, etc, which say 'We're not in a position to pay you for your work, but we can offer you exposure'. I'm thinking in particular of the … Continue reading Vennsday: Exposure
Look away, nothing to see here... Editing has finally begun in earnest on the middle-grade book I'm writing, AKA the hot potato. I've got past the point of vaguely researching bits and pieces, and things have advanced to printing out a chapter at a time and scribbling all over it. Did I really write that? … Continue reading Vennsday: #amediting
While I'm slowly getting used to reading aloud (see Things that go bump in the night and Reading aloud), I wouldn't say it comes naturally...
The first in an occasional series!