Writing fiction is an amazing experience…and an exhausting one! (Part 2)

Hopefully you’ve read Part 1 of this post, so you’ve got the feeling in your mind of how writing one fiction book can be draining. Now – what if you had to write a fiction series? Sure, you might think. I just keep progressing the story line from one book to the next. But wait…

Writing fiction is an amazing experience…and an exhausting one! (Part 1)

When you tell people that writing fiction can be both rewarding and draining, they generally seem to understand the first, then always look at you as if slightly puzzled about the second. Draining? How could writing fiction be draining, they ask. Can't you just write down whatever comes into your head? Isn’t it that easy?…

Standing out from the crowd…of books!

So how many books do you think have been published this year? Not how many books in total are published, but how many books (approximately) do you think have been newly launched in 2018? 10,000? 50,000? 100,000? Worldometers has an idea. At the time of writing this blog—1:43pm on Sunday 8 April 2018, Worldometers estimated…

Getting a book to the publishing stage

I guarantee you, once you have read this post, you’ll never look at the books in a book store in the same way again. Why? Because I’m about to tell you about the big revelation I had in the lead up to publishing my first book, Change of Chaos. Simply, it’s that it takes a…