• Telling Your Story,  Work in progress

    Should you write a book?

    They say that everyone has at least one book in them. Maybe you’ve been thinking about writing one yourself. Like any venture, it will be a learning curve for you but one that is exciting and rewarding. Do you already write? It could be anything from a fantasy novel or a memoir. It’s your chance to get your thoughts and ideas into a story and share it with the community. Over my next few blogs, I’m going to be talking about the book writing and publishing process. It may help you decide if a book is a good idea for you. Here are some of the reasons why people will…

  • Book marketing,  Work in progress

    Event Review – Breaking the Code: from published to best-selling author

    Last weekend, Les Zig and I were part of this two-day festival held at the Belgian Beer Café at Southbank in Melbourne. The venue was very apt for writerly activity and the program was jam-packed with great topics for anyone wanting to learn about writing and publishing. Best-selling author is the thing we are all chasing. Or is it? Simply being published could be what many authors would be happy with and that was the topic of many of the discussions at Breaking the Code last weekend. The brain-child of Mat Clarke and Suraya Dewing, Breaking the Code was a mammoth task. It’s hard to pull off a program like…