• Telling Your Story

    Why the media is important for your book

    Digital technology has allowed the world to be so much smaller and for news to travel very quickly. Because of this many people think that all you need to do is put a few posts up on social media and readers will rush to buy your book. Not everyone is on social media and not all on the same platforms either. And because there are streams of newsfeeds, your post can easily be missed. Social media platforms seem to change things frequently too, so just when you get the hang of what you’re doing, you find out that Facebook is doing something that means people aren’t seeing you. The good…

  • Telling Your Story

    Writing is dangerous

    Writing is a pretty safe occupation, don’t you think? From an insurance point of view it’s definitely deemed ‘low risk’. But just like any employment, it has its risks and health hazards. On a brisk wintery day like today, it’s nice to be inside with the heating on and if you’re a freelancer, you may even be at home in your pyjamas. This daily life can have drawbacks though. Being inside, working on the computer can mean that physical activity is low and oxygen isn’t moving around your body and working on a computer is quite a health hazard if you don’t go about it in a structured way. The…