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Ten Reasons for Authors to Blog

Ten Reasons for Authors to Blog

ONE OF THE QUESTIONS I’M MOST ASKED IS “how do you find time to write a blog?” I can answer this quite simply – I find the time in the same way that I find time to do the grocery shopping, or read poetry, or stroke the cat. We all find the time to do […]

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Do writers have to “write what they know?”

Do writers have to “write what they know?”

WRITERS ARE OFTEN ADVISED to “write what you know.” The thinking goes that only by experiencing something yourself can you portray it authentically. Here’s what I know: 1. A child’s need for a bathroom is inversely proportional to the distance from one. 2. If you want to discuss something really important with a man, hide […]

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How to Use Pinterest on Your Author Website

How to Use Pinterest on Your Author Website

PREVIOUSLY I TALKED ABOUT how to grow your Pinterest followers, but how do you connect your website and Pinterest for the best results? Use a Business Account If you are just starting out, go here to create your business account. As an author your business type is “Public Figure.” If you already have a personal […]

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I read books by only minority authors for a year. It showed me just how white our reading world is.

I read books by only minority authors for a year. It showed me just how white our reading world is.

IN 2014, I DECIDED THAT FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR, I would not read books written by white authors. My goal was to address the reading practices I developed growing up in Australia, where white authors have dominated the literary world. My high school reading list was filled with the “classics” — Shakespeare, Austen, the Brontes, […]

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How To Finish Your Damn Book

How To Finish Your Damn Book

AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS YEAR I WROTE a post for that treasure trove of writing and publishing information, Writing, ie, about why you should finish your damn book. You can read that post here. It proved really popular. So popular that it seems to me like a lot of you are in the same […]

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