So, as expected I had everything planned out on hootsuite, tweets to be sent everyhalf an hour for maximum engagement, new illustrations of charecters i had created in procreate, and boom - nothing, I checked my statistics here on wordpress and i had a measly 4 visitors. What happened? To start with - my dates … Continue reading Chapter 1 reveal progress & the feedback I have received.
Emma Newman, wow. What a lady. As an aspiring sci-fi author, for me to find a sci-fi book that I started to read, and actually enjoyed was a nice treat, as I really struggle to 'connect' with sci-fi books, hence why I wanted to write my own. I have followed her on twitter for quite a … Continue reading My first book review – Planetfall
I'm so exited to share this with you all, of course. This chapter is subject to change, but I hope you enjoy it, and want to read more, if you enjoy it - please tweet me or email me, I love hearing peoples responses and opinions, and feedback is always welcome! Enjoy guys! Her name … Continue reading Chapter 1 – The Reveal!
So, most people like myself who enjoy writing don't have the luxury of being able to survive in the #writingcommunity without a full time job. I am lucky enough to only work 4 day's a week, but I still need to balance my personal and social life, along with writing. I've read a lot on … Continue reading Fitting writing into a full time work schedule…
Processed with VSCO with m5 preset It's terrible when you have so much writing to do and you can't focus because its overwhelming. This is a familiar feeling to me, the feeling of being overwhelmed, so I have a routine I try to get into when I know I have something intense to do - … Continue reading How you keep focused during long writing sessions…
I'm fast realizing that in this industry, a lot of the appeal is not just from the book, but from the Author. So - here I will lay a few bits down about myself, and that will be all reference things "non literary" enjoy! (or be bored and ignore this post ha!" When did you … Continue reading Get to know the Author behind “The Crow Series”
Hello again! So when I began writing this book ( a long long long long time ago.) I only had a name, an idea of the preface, and how it would end. As I began typing the words out, stopping, reading it again and fluffing it up (as I call it!) I realized that each … Continue reading World Building for your fiction book. It’s easier than you think!
I have seen this a lot on twitter recently, people asking if its morally OK to base them on people you know - I would say I cant answer that, in honesty - I have tried to base characters on people that I know, and as I have said previously, my characters begin to develop … Continue reading Do you base your book characters on real people?
Preface My heart was banging inside my ribcage trying to escape the insane situation I had landed myself in. I looked down and saw the rain bouncing off the glistening blood red surface, I felt hazy – like this was familiar to me. But I still needed to figure out what was going on. My … Continue reading Sneak Preview…
So, recently I have got a social media account manager to help me mass upload to twitter and Instagram, I wish I could link it to my Tumblr but unfortunately you can’t link it to the one I use which sucks. I want to get more interest in the buzz about my book, I’ve done … Continue reading Is Social media helping my book? Or am I crazy for trying?