6 Tips for Writing Children’s Books

It’s common to think how easy it must be to write children’s books, dreaming of a shiny pile of colourful book covers, hoping that your children’s book is the one that parents roll their eyes at because their children ask for it again and again and again! Well, the bad news is that it is…

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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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Katrina Murrary

The Hurdles Real People Climb to Write Their Books – guest post by Katrina Murray

Katrina Murray has experienced the reality of the book writing journey. Despite the best intentions and a great plan, sometimes it all looks too hard and it can be difficult to keep going. Katrina has shared her story to show that small steps towards the goal can sometimes work better than one giant leap For over a…

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Am I expert enough to write a book?

Am I Expert Enough to Write a Book?

Sometimes we tell ourselves we’re not good enough and more often than not, we believe it. Many aspiring authors and even established ones have at some point in time asked themselves  “Am I expert enough to write a book?”. This is a defining question; the answer can mean the difference between writing that book or…

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