NOVEMBER IS NaNoWriMo MONTH

Are you ready for the challenge?

National Novel Writing Month shortened to NaNoWriMo (na-noh-ry- mo) is an annual creative writing competition. It takes place during the month of November and authors are invited to submit a 50 thousand (50 000) word novel by the end of November.

The main goal of this competition is to encourage writers to finish that book.
The focus is on participation rather than perfection. Daunting? Maybe. Difficult? Not really. Done before? Hell yeah! Here are our five tips to get you going: Continue reading

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Three stages of writing

THREE STAGES OF WRITING AND PUBLISHING

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ON THE SHELF: PROS AND CONS OF EXPAT LIFE

This week we introduce you to Swedish author, Per Ostberg.

About the book

Per’s business career has taken him to 84 countries in 25 years. In his debut book, Per Ostberg and PERspectivePERspective, Per provides the reader with insights into his life as an expat. The international business person will gain invaluable advice about cultural differences and coping with life from office to office in different countries.

From idea to published

Per attended a writing course with Writers Write and it was there that the idea for this book developed.  He then engaged Ulrike Hill to provide writing support and publishing guidelines.

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The Ghost on the Bookshelf

The ghost-writer provides an interesting service to the world of stories. A book is written by the ghost writer but someone else gets the credit. ‘The book just seemed to write itself,’ the author will tell the press and adoring fans. The ghost writer will sit in the wings, the Cinderella of the literary world. Continue reading

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