11 Tips For Indie Authors

I’ve been wanting to share another tips list with you for a while so here are 11 things that have helped me on my journey as an Indie Author. 1 – Create An Engaging Newsletter – This will take time but is worth it. You want people to get excited when they hear your name,Continue reading “11 Tips For Indie Authors”

Indie Author Tip – Newsletters

Said to be the foundation of any marketing plan a newsletter is something all authors should have. While frequency of release is up to you (conventional wisdom is weekly but lately I’ve been struggling to even get one out monthly due to big life stuff) it is nevertheless important to have a regular release ofContinue reading “Indie Author Tip – Newsletters”

Indie Author Tip – Facebook Ads

Advertising is a necessary evil for an Indie Author. You don’t want to do it. If you studied literature or writing you did it to improve your craft. It’s not likely you studied marketing which means it can really feel like you’re flailing around in the dark feeling for a light switch. I don’t likeContinue reading “Indie Author Tip – Facebook Ads”

Poem: Ghostly Stalker

I wanted to share another poem with you today. This is another of the poems I wrote for my poetry class at Uni. I love ghost stories and was a huge fan of The Mediator series by Meg Cabot. I firmly believe ghosts are real but what if we can’t see them? Or maybe someContinue reading “Poem: Ghostly Stalker”

The First

What’s the first book you ever bought? The first book I remember buying was a paperback copy of A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett while on a family holiday to Singapore. I remember it clearly, partly, because it’s attached to another memory I have that happened in that bookstore. I was seven and itContinue reading “The First”

Poem: Ghost in the Night

With Halloween only a few days away I feel like now would be an appropriate time to share this poem. I always feel like people won’t believe me when I say this but I have been writing poems and short stories since before I was in school. Hear me out before you disbelieve me. MyContinue reading “Poem: Ghost in the Night”

Where my Inspiration comes from

As a writer I know I don’t live in a vacuum. I’m influenced in my writing style by musicians, other authors, television and film, and by mythology, legends, folklore and fairy tales the most. So, who do I feel are most influential in my life? These are my top ten. Tuomas Holopainen If you haven’tContinue reading “Where my Inspiration comes from”

What I’m Currently Working On

Ok, so over the last week I really haven’t worked on much of anything. One of my loveliest friends from the city came down for a visit so naturally I was focusing on showing her around and having a bit of a vacation myself. I feel pretty good about the fact that we had aContinue reading “What I’m Currently Working On”