Happy Ever After – Release Day

It’s finally here – release day for Happy Ever After. Release day is always a tad anti-climactic – especially when you’re an indie author and the book is in digital format rather than in print. Hubby and I did, however, … Read More

An interview with…Samantha Wood

  Last week I went all out and brought you an interview with me. This week I’m talking to someone who isn’t me – and yes, I’m aware of just how that sounds! So, without further ado, allow me to … Read More

An interview…with me!

Over the next few months – or longer – I’ll be bringing you interviews with other indie authors or indie publishers. To get the ball rolling, I figured I’d interview myself!  Ok, so we can get to know each other … Read More

That time I trashed my whole book…

Ok, so last week this happened: I trashed my book. Yep, ripped it apart. I could say ‘Just. Like.That.’ for dramatic embellishment, but far more thought than that went into it. It’s something that had been playing on my mind … Read More

8 ways to beat writer’s block…

Writer’s Block. noun. A usually temporary condition in which a writer finds it impossible to proceed with the writing of a novel, play, or other work. I’m at the soggy middle stage of I Want You Back. I’ve written the beginning, … Read More

Finding an editor – and how I found mine…

So anyways, I realised the other day that I haven’t contacted my editor yet to book in this year’s edits – not that I’m anywhere near finishing the first draft of I Want You Back just yet. I’ve found that … Read More

Why I’m an indie author…

I gave my mother a copy of Wish You Were Here for Christmas. There’s something quite confronting about your mother reading a story where the occasional swear word is uttered and sex happens. It reminds me of the story when … Read More

Business Planning for Indie Authors…

So anyways, one of my goals this year is to grow my writing business. Given that it is a business, it needs to be treated as one – and for that reason it needs a business strategy. I began the … Read More