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Writing a good book blurb

Writing a good blurb is one of the most important ways to attract people to your book and encourage them to buy it. Here, you can learn some tips on how to create a blurb that will help readers understand what your book is about and why they should buy it. Firstly, what’s a blurb? … Continue reading Writing a good book blurb

How to Write Like John Grisham

Trained as a lawyer, John Grisham is arguably one of the most popular writers of legal thrillers around. He didn’t begin writing seriously until the late 80s, and his first novel took him 3 years to complete, but he has now penned 40 novels with more than 300 million copies in print. For any writer … Continue reading How to Write Like John Grisham

Learn from a legend: Agatha Christie

Dame Agatha Christie remains among the world’s most well-known authors, having written 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections, as well as several romance novels. She is responsible for not only the longest-running play in the world – The Mousetrap – but also for one of literature’s most famous fictional detectives, Hercule Poirot. Aspiring … Continue reading Learn from a legend: Agatha Christie

How to Write a Self-Help Book

Share your knowledge and experience to help others cope with challenges you have overcome. Self-help is a fantastic genre with a keen audience willing to read new books and explore new options. If you can name a life problem, tricky situation, or awkward circumstances, there’ll be someone going through it, no matter how niche it … Continue reading How to Write a Self-Help Book

Writing a Travel Book

Satisfy your wanderlust and share it with the world to earn some money along the way. That’s the dream destination for travel writers and here’s how you can get there. For a writing role that most idolise, there are a surprising number of challenges and hurdles along the way – it’s not all describing sunsets … Continue reading Writing a Travel Book