Palmerston North, New Zealand

Month: January 2020

The British Library and Legal Deposit

For those of you publishing in the UK and don’t know about this.

What Percentage of Novelists Earn a Living Wage?

One question. Was this Traditionally Published Author, Independent or a mixture of both?

How To Keep Yourself Sane When Self-Publishing

Great Advice for those who are self-publishing.

The Kind of Planning You Should Be Doing More of As a Writer, But Aren’t

For those who plan a novel…This may help you get sorted.

Have Authors been Compromised?

Written by Real Laplaine August 18, 2019|author, book giveaways, book release, books, free books, reading, writing This could be a touchy subject for some or many, so I apologize in advance if what I am about to say offends you. As an author of 14 published works, so far, and an ardent writer, I found…
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Writing Contests to Enter for 2020

Sometimes a little competition is what you need to get back in the writing game. What better way to do that than to enter writing contests and see how well you’ll do? As writers, we’re often plagued with a whole lot of self-doubt which can have a negative effect on our mental health and our…
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Author interview: Jane Risdon’s Life of Crime

Another wonderful Interview with Jane Risdon.

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How to Publish with KDP: Part Two

Part two of KDP and Formatting a document.