Meet Hassan Osman, a writer and author of non fiction books. The full title of Hassan's lastest book is "Write Your Book on the Side: How to Write and Publish Your First Nonfiction Kindle Book While Working a Full-Time Job (Even if You Don’t Have a Lot of Time and Don’t Know Where to Start)", … Continue reading An interview with Hassan Osman, author of Write your book on the side
When you work on a non-fiction book, you need to use a different set of skills than the ones needed to write a novel. Sure, you’re still working with words and putting them down on the page, but to compare the two is like comparing apples and oranges. Non-fiction writers can still use many of … Continue reading How to write a non-fiction book: 3 steps to success
Be An Author is not a ‘how to’ book – it’s a ‘what would it be like if …’ book. In its pages you may just find what you need to inspire and motivate you to fulfil your potential as an author. If you'd like to be in with a chance of grabbing a copy … Continue reading Be An Author: what would it be like if you write your book? And Giveaway
When I was musing on how to condense everything I know about the writing and publishing and marketing process into just a single blog post I had a eureka moment; 'why not see if there is a presentation that explains it reasonably succinctly and easily so that anyone watching will understand and take away something … Continue reading How to Write a Book – a Brilliant Presentation from Likeonomics
There are many types of travel writing. There are the Berlitz style of travel guide which you pick up in the Airport when you've realise you don't even know how to say 'hello' to the locals in the country that is destined to share your holiday. These guides cover the bare bones of the tourist … Continue reading How to Write a Travel Guide
Hot on the heels of yesterday's International Day of the Book and World Book Night comes National Stationery Day. April 24th is a day of celebration of the written word and of all things stationery. It has been launched to get more people putting pen to paper, and writing more often by hand. There’s more … Continue reading The pen is indeed mightier than the sword – let’s all celebrate national stationery day
It's NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writers Month) and the challenge is on to write a novel in a month. Have no fear, I've not hauled myself up for the challenge, it's hard enough to trying to keep up with the odd blog post and Twitter without adding a further complication into my overly complicated life, but … Continue reading NaNoWriMo – what’s that you ask?