It’s Easter break for some, but for many of us, that means cramming in as much writing as possible in a bid to round off some writing projects. Here are three hot drinks (and a few snack ideas) to help with the late night writing, and nary a coffee or pastries in sight.
Hundreds. Possibly 1000s. That’s the number of press releases that tsunami their way into a journalist’s inbox every.single.day. So if you emailed your press release about your book on string theory to every hack in the country, don’t be surprised if you don’t get a response. Despair not, though. There’s another way to get your book in the media
I think writing under a pseudonym helps… It affords me the freedom to be as candid as I like without reprisal or inviting discussion in my everyday life.
You don’t even know what happened, or why it’s happened. Only that your project has suddenly taken a turn and the client who couldn’t praise your ‘professionalism’ enough is now calling you unprintable words and you both wish each other dead.
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What now? I’m asked by these writers. Should I give up on this writing dream, because, clearly, writing and the writing industry itself is not meant for the mentally stable.
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There’s no doubt about the power of images to transform a blog or social media update. However, sourcing those images can be a legal minefield. How do you know which ones are copyrighted? Answers to this question and more, in this post.
Writers are no different from other people or businesses. If you are a writer and you want to tap into the zeitgeist and in the process, sell your books, then Twitter is the platform for you. But to use it effectively, you need to know how to use it. So, here, in no particular order is our guide to mastering Twitter like #trump and #JKRowling.
The truth about writing a book is that it is midway between the mythical version (the ones we’re sold in movies and books, and in the public’s imagination), and the deranged reality.