What can we leave out to make space for magic?

What can we leave out to make space for magic?

Christine Leonard When I need to listen to or read plain and clear words that have a way of stealing up on you, I go back to Ernest Hemingway. Many authors do this well, not just Hemingway of course, but when I get bogged down or my mind starts cluttering up, I reach...
How to find an editor to fit your budget

How to find an editor to fit your budget

Trudy Graham An internet search for freelance editors will return over twenty-six million results so you will certainly find editors who will offer their services for reduced rates, but how do you choose one that is right for you? You will want an editor who is a good...
Rejection is part of the process

Rejection is part of the process

Ruth May Rejection and criticism are inevitable parts of being a writer. No matter how good your writing is, you will always encounter people who don’t like it, don’t understand it, or don’t appreciate it. But that doesn’t mean you should give...
Bling on the Bitumen

Bling on the Bitumen

Toni Risson Some people dive into canyons with elastic around their ankles. Some plunge into shark-infested waters with small tanks of air on their backs. Others open their laptops and dive into subjects they know nothing about. Each adventure requires a leap of...
Finding a Publisher

Finding a Publisher

Ruth May If you’re an Aussie writer looking for a publisher, you might be feeling lost. There are so many options out there, but how do you know which one is right for you? Well, don’t worry, I’m here to help. In this blog post, I’ll share some...
Autobiography or Memoir

Autobiography or Memoir

Jan Wood A simple question but one that is often misunderstood. “Is your book an autobiography?” A question I’m often asked. “No, it’s a Memoir.” To differentiate, an autobiography MUST start from the beginning of the author’s...