On this page you’ll find writing and editing tips, and musings on editorial life.

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To write well, you need to do this…

Read. As much and as widely as you can! Why? Because it exposes you to the key elements of good writing: style, structure, story. Try exploring different genres, go on a journey of book discovery. Find what you like and…

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How to self-edit like a pro

Are you writing and wondering what’s the best way to get your draft into shape? You’ve got your content down, now the work of self-editing starts. Great! But first – and this is really important – set it aside, for as…

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How to turn your story into a how-to book

You’re expert in your field and fantastic at what you do. How to shape it into a how-to book? Authors often start with their own story. Storytelling is hardwired into us as humans, it’s innate. We start young, and love the…

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How does green space boost your writing?

Did you know that a walk in green space can boost your creativity? It’s well-known that access to green space is great for wellbeing – especially in cities. The New Scientist reports that studies have found it also supports creative thinking.…

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