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How writing a book can take over your life…

It was way back in 2010 that I had the idea of writing a book based on my family history research. I’d never done any creative writing before and had never imagined being an author, but I had a story … Continue reading

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From Story to Book: Nearly There!

When I made the decision to write a book out of my family history research, I literally had no idea what I was doing. Not about writing fiction, not about Victorian-era England, nothing. All I knew was that I had … Continue reading

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Do I need a proofreader, an editor, or both?

Originally posted on Perfect Prose Services:
Do I need a proofreader, an editor, or both? Well, it depends on the level of help you need with your manuscript. In an ideal world, the response would be both. However, many authors…

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Plan for Success: How Indie Writers can become Successful Authors

The number of hats a self-published author has to wear to give their book the best chance of success is staggering. I’ve listed 14 that have come onto my radar so far. Continue reading

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Edit Like A Pro: Guest Post by Harry Bingham

Originally posted on David Gaughran:
Last week, I spoke about the importance of getting the basics right. This week we are going to focus on editing, and in particular self-editing. One of the more common criticisms self-publishers receive is with…

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Thoughts about editing

The decision to publish my book has brought with it the realisation that it will need editing. The problem is, now I’ve read up about it, it doesn’t seem as straightforward as I thought. Working with an editor wasn’t something … Continue reading

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