A moving case study of a memoir of dementia that cast a new perspective on this disability – and brought the author, Mina Drever, unintended but positive consequences.
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You are strongly encouraged to have your say about writers and writing in Prof Alison Baverstock’s important new survey – more details & link are here
Would you like to write eight books in less than a year? Read Arietta Richmond’s post to find out how she does it without compromising on quality.
Should indie authors comply with genre expectations or defy them? Kicking off a new series about the role of genre in self-publishing authors’ success.
We all have a life story to tell – but when is it better to turn it into fiction rather than memoir? Sue Johnson provides a case study from her own past.
Are you a plotter or a pantser, and should you ever change from one to the other? Kassandra Lamb explains why she’s glad she did. Will you?
Do you ever write by hand these days? T E Shepherd makes an eloquent case for the place of the pen in the indie author’s toolbox.
Writing on vacation – what should the indie author pack to make the most of their holidays? Should you even write on vacation at all? ALLi authors share their holiday writing habits.
Rules for genre writing – are they a useful guide or a constraint? As indies, to what extent should we follow the rules, or steer our own course? Thriller writer Philip Hilton considers.
1 simple top tip to increase your writing output: learn to touch type! Debbie Young explains why and how, and urges you to take the plunge if you haven’t already done so.