Why do we hesitate? We have the words inside us, but when we see that blank page staring at us it makes us freeze in a panic. Start anywhere. Observe where you are – listen and watch what is around you.
In this historical novel, a Dutch family struggles to endure the chaos of war after Holland is invaded by the Nazis. It is May 1940 in Holland. As the Baumann family realizes that Hitler’s war has suddenly become their war, sirens begin blaring as a squadron of airplanes flies over Oosterbeek. Antje, Gerrit, and Cornelis […]
When we hear the words “healthy writer” it seems a bit of a misnomer. We have always stereotyped writers as heavy drinkers or as recluse. This is not the case, by any means, just as stereotypes are always a misjudgment and are grossly inaccurate. Writers are the messenger and voice of their world around them. […]
By Carol Harblin Every story has a climax and every writer has a purpose. When writing our stories we cannot lose our purpose. WRITING EXERCISE: Before doing anything else, take out a piece of paper or start a new Word Document and begin writing your own mission statement. It doesn’t have to be that long. […]
Enchanting stories where real life meets make believe through the eyes of a little girl Contact us here to request a review copy of one of the books Isabella is a little girl who adores soft toys and books. She loves making up magical stories where her soft toys come to life and have exciting […]
Countdown to Writing By Carol Harblin Just like New Year’s resolutions we all have a game plan to get started. Many writers devise outlines and guidelines that will ignite their process, but outlines aren’t always successful. It’s all good in theory, but it doesn’t actually get the flow going. In December, people talk about going […]
Although we started as book marketing company and that is still our speciality – we now publish books for authors. We offer complete publishing packages that cover editing, formatting, cover design, illustration, ISBN numbers and everything else needed to produce a professional book which is available globally digitally and in paperback.
We specialise in helping self published authors with book marketing. Authors are curious to know if the book marketing methods used for self-published authors differ from those used by publishing houses. There are a few subtle differences but on the whole the process is the same. We do have to of course consider the budget […]
1. Start with your ideal reader. Your book may appeal to a wide number of readers in the long term. However, at the very start you need to build a tribe. Be very specific about who is the reader most likely to become an ambassador for your book. Tim Ferriss spoke about this extensively with […]
Are you wasting your money on book marketing? Return on investment. This is the most common question we get asked. It can be a tricky one to answer but in this article we will give you specifics. What is the return on investment from book marketing? Type of advertising – Press and Influencers (Bloggers) There […]