When your real-life day job inspires your fiction writing: a case study with Susan Grossey, crimefighter by day, crimewriter by night!
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Take inspiration and encouragement from ALLi authors who share the key turning points in their indie author careers, from first discovering self-publishing to mastering writing craft and marketing.
Celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz may not be the obvious role model for a writer – but as Lee McKenzie explains in her post today, she’s just one of many artists working in other art forms from whom authors may draw inspiration and ideas. We learn a lot about writing from other writers, but sometimes […]
What makes a writer write? Find out whether your experience chimes with the initial feedback from important new research by Professor Alison Baverstock and team – with reactions also from key ALLi members.
Take inspiration for your indie author career from Canadian bestselling hot romance novelist Eve Langlais, a Professional Member of ALLi, who shares the secrets of her success on the blog here
10 inspirational and practical posts from our 2016 blog archive to help you achieve your writing goals in 2017
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
For this Writers’ Wednesday, we have a second helping of ALLi members’ favourite wise words about writing to inspire indie authors to aim high and achieve their self-publishing goals. On Quality “The first draft of anything is shit!” – Ernest Hemingway “This quote reminds me not to expect perfection out of the gate,” says Jay […]
This Writers’ Wednesday, Pauline Baird Jones, an award-winning novelist who writes romance, action-adventure, suspense, romantic suspense and comedy-mystery, as well as several short story collections, offers a timely reminder not to lose track of the sheer joy of writing as we pursue our self-publishing ambitions. This an exciting (and crazy) time to be an author. […]
Sometimes it is hard to settle to the process of writing, says Writing Magazine creative writing tutor and indie author Sue Johnson. No matter how interested you are in the story you want to tell, or how keen to self-publish it, for various reasons you’re not in the right frame of mind to sit and […]