Ever thought of writing a self-help based on your own or your family experience? Jenny Alexander tells why she wrote and is now revising and self-publishing a self-help book for children about bullying
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A moving and provocative post about the power of writing short-form prose and poetry as a means to healing, by Zambian author Danie Botha, who describes it as “a new survival tool”.
A moving post about a novel bravely addressing a highly sensitive issue in Kenyan society – the persecution of people born with albinism – by award-winning playwright, poet and author Odiedo Stephen.
This post demonstrates the power of self-publishing in changing authors’ lives – Grace Allison explains how it saved hers
An inspiring account of how a friendship between a poor African boy and an affluent American helicopter pilot inspired a moving memoir
How and why British writer Henry Hyde is making the leap from trade-published non-fiction author and journalist/editor/publisher of magazines to self-published fiction author, spurred on by being shortlisted in a fiction competition run by indie author collective Triskele Books
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. […]