Where to start with children’s books

Children’s books rarely follow the same formula as a novel or non-fiction. They have an entirely different audience! An audience that is far more receptive to pictures rather than words. We often get asked by aspiring kid’s writers where to start, so here is our advice on the matter!

Write because you love writing not because you want to be a millionaire

One of the most frustrating things for best-selling authors and publishers alike is many authors only writing for a career. There are countless blogs and articles written by famous authors that say writing should happen as a hobby or passion, not to pay the bills, and if it turns into a career, that is a fantastic plus!

How to write for the modern era

Being a writer now compared to 20, 50 or even 100 years ago, is very different in many ways. Long-time authors will know, you have to adjust very slightly with the times. Here are some helpful tips on how to write for a modern audience.

Read, read read!

If you’re a doctor, you practise medicine every day. If you’re a firefighter, you put out fires and learn how to regularly. If you’re a dentist, you work on teeth every day… If you’re an author, you really should read every day.

How to survive having your writing rejected

Almost every author who is published will have been rejected at one point. So it is something a majority of writers will go through.

Why Genres are so Important

Genre is one of the most important and overlooked the element of publishing. Not only does it help an audience discover and fall in love with your work, but it also helps us professionals plan a marketing strategy, predict how it may perform in the current market and help when it comes to organising book signings and events.