Top Tips For Writing Suspense

There are a number of essential techniques an author must master if they ever want to top a bestsellers list and none more so than the ability to deliver genuine suspense.

How Authors Supercharge Their Imagination

Ever had writers block? Hardly surprising! Here are our three tips to send your imagination skyward….

The Best Fictional Heroes – Is Your Hero The Next Bestseller?

Heroes come and go. That’s certainly true of the fictional variety where very few linger in the mind beyond the last page of a novel. So what makes the perfect fictional hero?

Should Authors Blog Or Is Blogging Dead?

When Huffpost Editor-in-chief Jimmy Leach announced the closure of its blogging platform he said that “publishing thousands of blogs has been a distraction from the delivery of impactful, targeted investigations, explainers, breaking news and lifestyle and entertainment journalism.”

Dealing With Rejection For Authors

Authors and rejection

As writers, we knowingly place ourselves in a position where we will undoubtedly face more rejection than the average person and it seems to me that how we handle that part of the creative process is often key to our success.

Books Of Enchantment

Books Of Enchantment

As the years advance, I have lost count of how many books I’ve read but on reflection, it hardly seems relevant. What is truly noteworthy is how many leave a lasting impression on us.

Increasing Book Sales Using Social Media

Social Media is rapidly becoming the mainstream marketing medium for all industry sectors and for authors it has become essential for building reader awareness.

Work-Life Balance For Authors In A Digital Age

Work Life Balance For Authors

Go back not so many years and an author was just that-an author…. who wrote, and at the most maybe edited their own work. How different things are today!

Why Is Crime Fiction So Popular?

The Best Crime Fiction

The popularity of Crime Fiction might wax and wane but at the end of the day, it still remains one of the most popular genres.

Why the increasingly rapid change in language is a good thing.

It is an inescapable fact that Language is always changing, evolving, and adapting to the needs of successive generations. It’s the way of evolution and as long as the needs of language users continue to change, so will the language.