book, Cover Reveal, editing, indieauthors, NaNoWriMo, publishing, Uncategorized

I’ve published my book! The costs and road to publication…

Firstly, I’ve finally published my fantasy book. Hurrah! It’s been a long time coming, but I’m excited to have finally pressed that button. I wrote most of this book during NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in 2019 and since then it’s been through the usual editing processes. The pandemic has influenced the publication date as… Continue reading I’ve published my book! The costs and road to publication…

Characters, editing, Motivation, publishing, self doubt, self publishing, self-published, Uncategorized

BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

Be brave, one step at a time. You will make it to the top BE BRAVE! My steps to publishing... Write a novelEdit the novelCreate a coverUpload to the platform of your choiceTa Da – sit back and watch the reviews and the cash roll in… If only it was so simple! ((Life is never… Continue reading BE BRAVE. My steps to publishing…

agent, editing, self publishing, Travel Journal

A chat with an agent, Twitter hours, travel books and self-publishing

My new notebook! Love it. Hello everyone, I cannot believe another month has gone by!  Last month on the journey to become a published author, I took part in an agent 1-1 which was arranged through two fabulous people, Elane and Sarah who are the brains behind Iaminprint. I’ve spoken about them before as I’ve… Continue reading A chat with an agent, Twitter hours, travel books and self-publishing

agent, Characters, editing, plans, Uncategorized

Naming your characters

How do you decide your character names? I was sitting on the back of the motorbike, and as usual thinking about the stories I’m writing and mulling over some character names I needed for my fantasy story. That started me thinking about where we find these names? With a name, comes great responsibility! Someone said… Continue reading Naming your characters

Am writing, editing, inspiration, plans, Uncategorized

Excuses, excuses, excuses

((Okay, this is brackets taking over the blog this week. Miss, 'I’m so busy, I haven’t got time to blog' is otherwise engaged. Insert me; rolling my eyes. If she ever gets to be a famous author she is gonna be tricky to deal with. So, she asked me to add these as her excuses… Continue reading Excuses, excuses, excuses