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Writing a Book (Part 3): Lower your standards of cleanliness

I have turned into a person I don’t recognise.

Normally my home is tidy. I can’t cope with mess; it makes me feel depressed and overwhelmed. 135 more words

Writing My First Book

Don't Quit Your Day Job

Don’t quit your day job. One way or another, we’ve all heard this saying at some point. I have learned this now more than ever. As some of you may know, being a writer/author isn’t an easy job and requires a lot of hard work, dedication, and MARKETING of your work. 2,241 more words


Writing A Book (Part 1): The Splurge Technique

I have reached the end of what is technically known (at least, in my world) as the ‘splurge’ stage of writing a book.

After reading everything I can get my hands on about sugar – books, blog posts, websites, journals, newspaper articles – I literally have sugar coming out of my ears (a nasty complaint). 325 more words

Writing My First Book

I have been commissioned to write a book!

I know.

I don’t say anything for months and then I pipe up to tell you I’ve got a book contract!

I can hardly believe it either. 806 more words

Writing My First Book