• Telling Your Story

    Setting up a blog

    What is your blog about? In order to be able to write a lot of great content, you need to care about what you’re writing about. You also need to write about topics that interest people. Think about your own values and the kind of books you write (or intend to write). If your book is fiction, what are some of the themes through it? Is it a book about relationships, domestic violence, love or fitting in? They are all topics that you could talk about. Or are you writing a self-help book about parenting. Your blog could be about all things parenting and children. It’s worth having two or…

  • Telling Your Story

    Spotlight on blogging

    There’s a lot of talk about blogging and that we should all be doing it. But why? Won’t you just become one of the thousands of other bloggers out there who are only read by three people? Maybe. But here’s the thing. As a writer, you need to step up and create a body of work and a following in order to get your work read. For a publisher to take you on, or for bookshops to stock your books, you need to have an online presence of some kind. This is where blogging can help. Aside from the hopeful rise in your author profile, blog writing is a good…