There are three types of writers in this world: Those that drag out the story for so long that you start to lose interest and begin thinking of all the other books you could be sleeping with reading. Those that race to the finish – so just when you start to get into it, it’s… Continue reading The Art Of Seduction
If you are just starting out on the exciting and equally nerve-wracking road to self-publishing, then this post is for you! Perhaps you have just completed National Novel Writing Month and have a 50,000 word manuscript loitering around your laptop, or maybe you have an old sheaf of typed pages neatly stacked away in a… Continue reading My Top Tips For Self-Publishing
With NaNoWriMo almost at an end, I’m happy to say that my new novel (book number three!) is really taking shape and I love it! I’m living in the world of my book, becoming more familiar with my characters and my surroundings. One of the most important ways for me to connect with this imaginary… Continue reading New Book, New Soundtrack
Do readers care if your book has been self-published or traditionally published? This is something that cropped up for me when I published my second book, The Mysterious Bakery On Rue De Paris. When filling out your information on Kindle, there is a space for the name of your publisher, and I started to wonder… Continue reading Creating A Publishing Imprint
Now Available In Paperback! Well, to say that I’ve been anticipating this day for a long time is an understatement. Finally, I am thrilled to announce that my novel, The Mysterious Bakery On Rue De Paris is now available to purchase in paperback on Amazon. It is the one year anniversary of publishing my… Continue reading Going Retro
From tomorrow (Monday 25th August), you can download The Mysterious Bakery On Rue De Paris on Amazon UK for 99p! The last few days of summer are always a bit gloomy, so I’m turning that frown upside down with a Kindle Countdown Deal 🙂 Forget the fact that the weather is getting decidedly chillier and… Continue reading UK Customers – Download my book for 99p!
So in my quest to arrive über late to every party, I’m just discovering the exciting world of Audio Books. My name is Evie Gaughan and I have never listened to an audio book. There, the first step is admitting it. It’s not something I have ever tried, so I can’t say whether it would… Continue reading Read me a story…
When writers are asked, ‘Where do you get your inspiration from?’ and they reply with a vague, ‘Oh everywhere and anywhere really’, they’re actually telling the truth. You never know where your next idea will come from and more often than not, it finds its roots in some throw-away comment or idea that just manages… Continue reading Where Do Writers Get Their Ideas?
I recently read a piece by Richard Lea in The Guardian Books Blog about how self-publishing may well be a revolution for writers, but that the same might not be true for readers. It wasn’t so much the article itself, as the comments that inspired me to make the following points:- Readers, please don’t make… Continue reading Why Readers Should Go Indie
Oh the joys of switching Internet provider (insert a long suffering sigh here). This may go some way towards explaining my lack of postageness here, but hopefully they’ll get it sorted soon . Yes I’m talking to you Vodafone. Anyway, I’ve been trying to catch up with my social media and I came across another one of those ‘success… Continue reading Computers are our friends… I think