This article is aimed at novel writers, but the issues raised also apply to authors of dissertations, essays, short stories; basically any type of long-form writing. The Idea How many people think a clever idea is enough to create a novel? Tell an author you have a good idea and he or she will tell […]
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No Kindle? No Worries.
This post first appeared on Maggie James’ web site www.maggiejames.com Used with permission. You don’t have to own a Kindle to read an Amazon ebook. ‘I’d love to read your ebook,’ somebody commented recently to an author friend of mine. ‘But I don’t have a Kindle.’ There’s a common misconception that to read Kindle books you need […]
Is Your E-Reader Keeping You Awake?
E-readers have grown in popularity With the growth of e-books over the last few years, we have seen an explosion in the variety of e-readers with Amazon alone offering 4 models in the Fire range and 3 in the Kindle range. Alongside those, there are models by Kobo, Sony and Nook. Of course this is […]
Want to Write a Book?
Do you have a great idea for a book but are not sure where to start? Does the thought of putting pen to paper, or fingers to keyboard, stop you dead in your tracks? Fear not, this guide is designed to help turn that germ of an idea into a successful book. It is a practical […]
Printing On Demand
This is the first of an occasional series of articles about writing books and the publishing process. Other subjects I intend to cover in the future include: story inspiration, character development and keeping track of the plot. If you would like me to write about something not mentioned above, please add a comment below or […]