2019: the year I start owning my blog

This might be a little bit of a weird title (I do, after all, already own a blog), but let me explain. All through 2018, having a blog wasn't something I really talked about, barring with you lovely online people. When my parents asked me what I'd been doing with my spare time, I'd mumble …

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Discussion: what makes you read a blog post?

Hello, fellow bloggers and readers! What makes you read a blog post? I've been wondering this for a while: it's something that I've toyed with, trying to get right, seeing one post get loads of views and another get practically zero. What attracts you to click on a post? Is it a book-related headline, or …

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4 things I do to find blogging inspiration

Who doesn't love a good blog post? More accurately (if you're a blogger, too): who doesn't love the feeling of writing a great blog post, knowing that you've hit the nail on the head and are producing some pretty stellar content, all from a half-remembered thought you had once on the underground? That's the dream! …

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Writing the perfect agent’s submission letter

Time to find out how to snag that agent's attention... Let me start with blog post with a caveat: having never published a book myself, I cannot definitely say whether or not this submission letter works. However, I recently attended YALC and went to one of the Agent's Arenas (basically you get five minutes to …

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