NEW! – NEWSLETTER

Over the years occasional consideration has been given to the topic of providing a newsletter for this website however, various concerns prevented moving forward upon the idea. Some of these have now been addressed and it is considered followers and regular visitors to the website, and integrated blog, may benefit from the addition of a … More NEW! – NEWSLETTER

Author Guilt

Authors by definition have one primary overriding desire: to write and publish. In itself this can create undue pressure to constantly achieve. But that is not the end of the story. In modern times they are also pressurised to market extensively. This is applicable to both traditionally published and independent authors. These demands can lead … More Author Guilt

50% OFFER ENDING!

All books in T. R. Robinson’s Bitches series have been available, longterm, at half price. This offer has now ended. However, details of all the books may still be viewed from the links provided below. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Details of all books in the series may be viewed under the Books tab in the menu bar above … More 50% OFFER ENDING!

Writer’s Digest – Personal Essay Awards Competition

In January 2020 notice was given, due to lack of interest, competition notifications would no longer be published in this website. To date that policy has been adhered to. However, details of a new awards competition have recently come to light. A competition, that due to its nature, may be more relevant to, and of … More Writer’s Digest – Personal Essay Awards Competition

8 Editing Processes

Many authors, probably the majority, find the prospect of editing their own work frustrating and intimidating. Of course, if the resources are available, the best option is to employ a professional editor. Even then, authors should have undertaken some self-editing prior to despatching the manuscript. There are various elements to editing and it is important … More 8 Editing Processes

Authors! – Do Not Lose Heart

The advent of free, or minimal cost, ‘self-publishing’ services, just a few years ago, was exciting. Budding authors who had previously been frustrated by the intransigence of traditional publishers, now had free-reign. Many jumped upon the wagon with expectations of finding immediate success. Of course, everyone now appreciates the naivety of that. Nevertheless, it cannot … More Authors! – Do Not Lose Heart