Get your novel out into the world!
Ideal for new writers and those who have written short fiction, this high-end value and support can help you get your book out into the world. You don’t have to struggle for years on your own or put off your writing because you don’t know how to start.
How do you become a published novelist?
Here’s something that gets you from beginner fiction writer to published author. Find out more about this end-to-end support for new writers, from idea to publishing.
No time to write your book?
Want to write a book, but don’t have the time? Here’s some advice for anyone who wants to write a book… but isn’t. Make today the day you make a start on a bestselling novel!
So you want to write fiction…
Looking for help to write better fiction? Here’s why accountability groups for writers might not work for you – and what you should try instead.
A teacher for writers
My writers get the best and I am totally unashamed to say so. Here’s why I’ve realised that I’m a triple threat when it comes to helping writers work on their craft.
Everyone can tell stories. So why aren’t you writing?
Everyone can tell stories. So why aren’t you writing? Here’s some advice for new writers on how to get started and become the writer you have dreamed of being!
Worried about what others will think about your writing?
Caring about what others think about your writing isn’t a bad thing, but worrying about it is. How can you source valuable feedback which helps develop your skills and build confidence in your writing?
Character and Scene Goals
Stuck in the middle of your novel? You’ve got at least an idea of how the novel will end, but the middle is all wobbly? Focus on the goals of your characters, and the goals of the scenes in your novel.
Finding an Original Story Idea
I talk to a lot of people who tell me they feel disappointed because they had a great idea for a novel they wanted to write, but then they discovered the book had already ‘been done’. So what now?
How to do a Writing Sprint
Writing sprints are all the rage with writers and authors. It doesn’t matter whether you write fiction or non-fiction. They work whatever genre or sub-genre you write. A writing sprint is a closely focused period of time spent writing.
Two Ways to Make your Novel Better
Thinking about how to make your novel better? Here are two of the key ways for the budding or improving writer to make huge improvements to their stories and to improve their confidence in their skills.
Should I get an editor before a publisher or agent?
No traditional publisher or literary agent wants to take on a book or a writer who hasn’t already come a long way on the road to being a polished author. Your job as author is to show them that your book is ready for that. Here’s how you do it.