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Amazon Author – page makeover

My Author pages on Amazon (UK & US) have had a mini-makeover. They have slightly different content: the British page features my book trailer while the American page includes my latest blog posts. I can’t decide which one I prefer … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Authonomy

I originally joined Authonomy in 2010, back in the days when I had the time and energy to engage with a very busy community of authors. An early extract of ‘New Beginnings’ received heaps of favourable and constructive feedback, all … Continue reading

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It’s official! I’m a Writer of Wales!

Mae’n swyddogol! Awdur Cymraes ydw i!* Literature Wales is the national organisation responsible for developing and promoting literature. It is made up of Yr Academi Gymreig / The Welsh Academy, which is the Society for Writers of Wales, and Tŷ … Continue reading

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Book blogs

It’s link-sharing time again, and for this update I’ve collected links to a variety of blogs about books. They’re mostly review blogs, but it’s an eclectic little mix so hopefully there will be something for everyone – readers, writers, bloggers, … Continue reading

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Writing and Learning: websites to explore

Every now and then, I like to share links to websites that I’ve enjoyed in the hope that others will find something useful, informative, and / or entertaining. These are the sites that I’ve recently added to my bookmarks: The … Continue reading

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Tips for the reluctant self-promotor

Given my aversion to self-promotion, as I confessed last month, I’m encouraged and inspired by this article, written by Emily Harstone for Authors Publish Magazine: 3 Ways To Promote Yourself As A Writer (Even When You Don’t Want To) “Writing … Continue reading

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The WoMentoring Project

Reblogged from The WoMentoring Project Welcome to The WoMentoring Project   The WoMentoring Project exists to offer free mentoring by professional literary women to talented up and coming female writers who would otherwise find it difficult to access similar opportunities. The … Continue reading

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Too British for my own good?

I’ve reached a rather devastating conclusion this evening: I’m far too British for my own good. I’m modest. I can’t confidently identify any brass instrument, so how can I possibly blow my own trumpet? Followers will know that my Twitter … Continue reading

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Questions: Authors on Twitter

Authors on Twitter aims to bring you today’s most interesting articles and comments about writing, books, and all things literary. The Authors on Twitter e-newspaper is published daily with articles that are selected randomly from my Twitter feed. Links are … Continue reading

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The Welsh Academy’s Writers’ Fair

On Saturday (3 November) I attended The Welsh Academy’s inaugural Writers’ Fair in Cardiff. The fair took place in the theatre at The Gate in Roath, a beautifully refurbished church with an art gallery, café, the theatre and no doubt … Continue reading

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