Want some help to write your next book? Here’s a useful update

Do you have a great idea for a book, but don’t know how to go about writing and producing it?
Does writing a book seem a lovely idea, but as such a large project is a bit scary – especially if it’s your first one?

Get your book written and published - without the scams

That wonderful feeling when your new book is actually published and out there…me with my latest. (And over-bleached hair – apologies.) Photo by Kate Everall https://www.kateeverallphotography.com/

The help you need to write your book and get it out there

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Does it matter who publishes your business or self-help book?

Let’s stop kidding ourselves: self-published books under a cool-sounding publishing company’s name probably do not fool anyone these days.

self-published books

Does the interior of the book look attractive and inviting to read?

Today what matters is that readers get full value for money with a book that looks, and is, professionally produced and published – not necessarily by whom.

Self-published books have come a long way since vanity publishing days

The last thing you want your book to be associated with is anything remotely connected with the vanity publishing ethos of print 5,000 copies of it as it came in unedited, send the books in boxes to the customer, bill them for a lot of money and disappear.’

But what about ‘confessing’ that your book is independently published, as Amazon now refers to it? [Continue reading]

Written smiles to cheer and end our week

sales pitches that are wrong

Want some smiles from the 'media' that aren't about Brexit or Donald Trump? Given the sheer hysteria we're experiencing in UK politics right now, plus the increasing capriciousness we ingest from politicians in the USA and elsewhere, let's end … [Continue reading]

Well, hello again, article writing spinners!

spinning articles

Whaddya know - the article spinners are back in town! Here's a lovely missive that lurked in my inbox the other day courtesy of two handsome young brothers in Pakistan who would appear to be launching a long-awaited comeback of this irritating and … [Continue reading]

Some jokes written specially for Labor Day

Labor Day 2019

A few written chuckles for Labor Day - to accompany our heartfelt wishes of luck to all of you threatened by the monster Hurricane Dorian and other storms this year.Labor Day celebrates the contribution of workers to North Americans' economy. North … [Continue reading]

Writing for sales: so maybe we DO need a few features…

article on features

It had to happen, didn't it. We stretched the elastic band so tight on heart-centred sales and conversational copywriting and benefits-only wording that the other day, it snapped. It was someone on LinkedIn who made the point that sharing the … [Continue reading]

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