Episode 2.15: Author Confessional

We've got something to tell you... In today's episode, we're confessing to our crimes to literature. We're reliving painful mistakes, feeling cheated by our schooling, and revealing our deepest, darkest, most shocking secrets as authors. There are many things that authors don't admit to; embarrassing slip-ups, or breaking convention, or doing things that are generally [...]

5 Ways You Won NaNoWriMo Without Hitting 50k

November is over, and a large portion of the writing world is breathing a huge, and well-earned, sigh of relief. National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is over, and life can return to normal. Some of us may be the proud owners of a NaNoWriMo winner's badge for our social media profiles. Some of us (like [...]

Episode 2.14: Health, Self-Care and Goals When Life Happens

Holly gets personal in this episode with her NaNoWriMo experience this year and what happened to her writing when she was struck down with appendicitis. She shares tips for goalsetting in the face of interruptions from real life and talks through finding the story through world-building. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources Indie Fire [...]

Episode 2.13: Writing FAQs

In a somewhat epic episode, we tackle some of the frequently asked questions about writing and publishing; from language and grammar to marketing and universal links. We discuss the decisions that authors need to make, and chat about how we tackle the stylistic choices. Sometimes we agree, and sometimes we don't! We talk about our [...]

Episode 2.11: Worldbuilding Climate and Weather

On today's episode, we talk all things weather and climate, indulging the ultimate British stereotype! Find out how we use the weather in our own writing and get tips on incorporating it into your worlds. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources Embarrassing 80s - Michael Fish Gets It Horribly Wrong!Episode 1.2: Camp NaNoWriMo Survival [...]

The Importance of Finding Your Tribe

My writing career didn't begin in indie publishing. I started out with horror short stories, published in anthologies put together by small presses. Self-publishing was still in its infancy at the time. In fact, when I pitched the idea of it to my then writing group, they all laughed at me. It was still synonymous [...]

Episode 2.10: A Halloween Reading: The Black Rope by Angeline Trevena

In a break from our usual schedule, we're bringing you something totally different. Listen to Angeline perform her gothic horror poem, The Black Rope. A Halloween treat! Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Music credit:Rogue One by Serge Narcissoff | promoted by Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported