Stay safe on Independence Day 2020, USA

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With our good wishes for a safe, peaceful and harmonious 
Independence Day 2020

article about Independence Day USA 2020

Stay safe on Independence Day, USA

Suze and all at HTWB

Thanksgiving greetings

 

Happy Canada Day 2020

Wishing Canadians everywhere

a safe, healthy and happy

Canada Day

Happy Canada Day from Suzan St Maur…in this troubling and often tragic year.

Suze and all from HTWB

 

 

How to make your self-published book look like it’s been traditionally published

article about self-publishing books

How often have you looked at a self-published book and seen straightaway that it's a DIY job? It's not just poor content that gives it away; in fact many truly good books are ruined by goofs which mainly are simple and cheap to correct. Here are … [Continue reading]

Weddings during coronavirus: you can still write (and give) a great speech

article about wedding speeches during coronavirus pandemic

Updated June 19th, 2020. Everyone knows that weddings have been very hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and it's only now that small weddings are allowed to go ahead in Northern Ireland. Other British nations are considering allowing small weddings … [Continue reading]

Promoting your book (or other product): what marketing REALLY means

article on the four Ps of marketing

I agonised for a long time when a very bitchy and pompous (and dishonest, as it turned out) editor I was working with sneered at me for only writing a few chapters on 'marketing' in my forthcoming book, How To Write A Brilliant Nonfiction Book. … [Continue reading]

How not to get trapped by a translation app

article about english to french translation

Please welcome Christine Camm, an expert French-English translator whom I met recently via social media. Despite my being bilingual English-French myself I've often wondered how the hell professional translators manage to sleep at night, given the … [Continue reading]

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