Author Archive | Joanne Phillips

Cover of cozy mystery by Joanna Phillips

Writing: The Challenge of Changing Genres

Changing genres is a risky business, and the freedom to take such risks is one of the many benefits of being a self-published author. Novelist Joanne Phillips describes her own side-step from romantic comedy to mystery and the impact on her established following of readers. In September this year I released my third novel – […]

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Joanne Phillips, author and indexer

How to Index A Self-Published Non-Fiction Book – A Beginner’s Guide by Joanne Phillips

Professional indexer and successful self-published novelist Joanne Phillips provides an easy-to-follow guide to compiling an index for a self-published non-fiction book. Providing an index gives your non-fiction book a professional edge, and compiling one is as easy as ABC once you’ve mastered the basic rules. A non-fiction book without an index always strikes me as slightly […]

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