5 Healthy Habits of Successful Authors

5 Healthy Habits of Successful Authors

By Sian Toop There is some debate between scientists on how long it really takes to form a new habit, with answers varying between 18 to 254 days. Yet, the new year is a great time to take stock of what we want to achieve and inevitably, if we set a goal, it means...
New Year, New Author: Setting Writing Goals for 2023

New Year, New Author: Setting Writing Goals for 2023

By Sian Toop As much as we all love writing, it doesn’t always come easy. But setting achievable writing goals can really help you to focus and stop you from staring at a blank page, at a loss of where to begin. By setting small writing goals, we break down the...
Start writing that book

Start writing that book

By Jerry Holliday The seeds of my first novel (or novella as it is under 50k words), False Flag, began when I was travelling in the early 90s and turned out to be quite different from the final version in terms of plot. The original had my protagonist, Frank Bowen,...