Publishing

5 tips for self-publishing

Self-publishing is something many writers consider. It’s a way to get your book on the market and have control over its design, marketing and overall image. But, is self-publishing as good as it sounds? Julie Kirk tells us about her self-publishing experience and offers five handy tips if you’re considering self-publishing your own work. If… Read More 5 tips for self-publishing

Meet the author

David F Ross: Get a Job

David F Ross has been described by the Press and Journal as “a real new talent on the Scottish literary scene”. He has two novels under his belt – The Last Days of Disco and The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas – and his latest book, The Man Who Loved Islands, has just been released by Orenda Books.  +10

Writing

5 writing tips from Erin Kelly

Writings tips are always useful. Getting them from a published author and creative writing tutor is bloomin’ invaluable. Last weekend, I attended a Killer Women workshop led by Erin Kelly. Erin has written a range of suspense books, my favourite being The Poison Tree, and is a course leader on Curtis Brown’s creative writing programme. She… Read More 5 writing tips from Erin Kelly