The National Library of Australia in Canberra houses a collection of 10 million items.

Library Lending Rights

GET PAID TO HAVE YOUR BOOK IN THE LIBRARY Did you know that the Australian library system can pay you a small ‘royalty’ for books held in a library? As libraries make each copy of your book available to many readers without charge, you miss out on selling those extra books.  So the Lending Rights…

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What to expect from a book coach

What to Expect from a Book Coach

Some of the best books in the world are there, pretty much fully formed, inside the author’s head. And there they stay, keeping you up at night while you think of more fabulous ways to explain your concept, rewriting it all inside your head. At some point though, you realise that it’s been rather a…

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Inside your introduction

Inside Your Introduction

The introduction may appear at the start of your book, but don’t get caught up trying to perfect it before you write the rest of the manuscript. Many new authors are surprised and relieved to find that it’s usually the last chapter to be finalised! Trying to write the introduction before you start the book…

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Lisa Fitzpatrick

An Epic Cure for Writer’s Block

In writing her book Healing the Heart of Your Business, Lisa Fitzpatrick has had to push through a serious bout of writer’s block, a chronic case of not good enough and recurring rounds of it’s impossible to finish. Yes, like many of life’s challenges, in writing we are often our own worst enemy. And yet she did it…

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Cas McCullough Your Brilliant Un-Career

The Self-Publishing Rabbit Hole: lessons learned in book-writing Wonderland

This post was written by my delightful, driven and deeply committed client Cas McCullough and was originally published on casmccullough.com. I feel she’s perfectly captured the journey of growth and clarity that each author takes as their book slowly shows how it wants to be in the world. Have a read, it’s really worth five minutes…

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