Case study of how Scottish author Ali Bacon decided whether to write fiction or non-fiction about her chosen topic
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How to write a trilogy – Rosalind Minett shares what she learned while writing her Relative Invasion trilogy
How to improve the reach, impact and sales of your self-published book by better understanding your target readers
Novelist John Lynch defines the narrative arc and talks about the classic three- or five-act structure. Do you use it? Should you?
There are many forms of partnership that help indie authors succeed, and here Clare Flynn describes how helpful critique groups can be.
A handy guide for the start of the new year on setting and meeting creative intentions for your writing and self-publishing processes
Why wouldn’t Shakespeare’s royal plays count as literary fiction if written today? Theo Rogers asks provocative questions – and suggests some answers – about the nature of literary fiction.
Where do you find inspiration for your writing? Sci-fi and steampunk author explains how he’s gleaned ideas for sequels and prequels from his readers’ reactions to his books
50,000 reasons to give NaNoWriMo a try this November – that’s the target number of words you could have written by the end of the month. Indie authors share their experience to help you decide whether it’s right for you.
How to gain confidence as an author – including a discussion of the roles of heart, brain, gut and instinct in guiding your career as an indie author.