Plottr Review 2020: Is Plottr the Best for Authors?

Plottr Review 2020: Is Plottr the Best for Authors?

If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and follow me on Twitter! Thanks for visiting!Plottr is downloadable software for outlining and it is mainly targeted towards fiction writers. It allows you to create a comprehensive view of your story...
Is ProWritingAid Ideal for You? A Review for 2020

Is ProWritingAid Ideal for You? A Review for 2020

Are you a freelance writer looking for easy-to-use, quality online editing software? Or, you are a student wanting to polish your paper or an essay before turning it in? Perhaps, you’re an academic, and you want research papers to shine in all their glory? No matter...
Self Publishing Show 2020

Self Publishing Show 2020

The Self Publishing Show was to be a prelude to the London Book Fair, a warm-up for indie authors from around the world before invading the international meet-up for the book industry. However, as big publishers pulled out of LBF one by one it soon became apparent it...
First London Book Fair 2019

First London Book Fair 2019

I visited the London Book Fair for the first time recently at the historic Olympia in London and was fascinated by the engine of the publishing industry on display. Around the big 5 trade publisher areas, hordes of suits were getting down to business – agents,...
Pressbooks review

Pressbooks review

Pressbooks is an online platform that allows you to create multiple books for digital and print. I’ve been a bit of a fan for many years now and still use it for most of my books. If you’re familiar with WordPress then you’ll recognise the dashboard...
7 Powerful Components of a Great Author Website

7 Powerful Components of a Great Author Website

Your author website is an essential component for any writer or indie publisher and should be seen as the jewel in the crown in which to send traffic. With your own website, you have full control and won’t be left exposed to sea changes in the social media...

Reedsy Review: Editor and Marketplace

The Reedsy platform offers an exciting eco-system for authors to help craft beautiful books. There are two main focal points: the first is the editor and the second is the marketplace. Both are offered in a slick user-friendly interface that makes it easy to find...
Platforms to crowdfund your writing

Platforms to crowdfund your writing

When I first discovered Patreon, a platform helping creatives regain financial freedom, I was transfixed. Here was a way to offer content through a membership model for supporting patrons (or Patreons) to access by either each creative ‘thing’ or on a monthly basis....
Notes on the 20 Books to 50k London Conference

Notes on the 20 Books to 50k London Conference

I spent most of January back in my home city of Bristol, partly to connect with the vibrant writing meetups that take place and re-connect with some old faces but also to travel down to Runnymead on Thames for the recent 20books London event in early February. In case...