Happy New Year! HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD ONE! Lets cut to the chase - WRITER'S BLOCK I thought writing will become easier with my third novel. I really thought with a good grasp of craft, plotting and everything else, I could just write. Not so. Now it's the dreaded E word. EXPECTATIONS! Readers … Continue reading Writer’s Block! Writing gets harder with Publication!
So carrying on from my blog post last blog post, I decided I needed a plan. Yes, a plan. It's so easy to escape down the rabbit hole with Alice and go to Wonderland and get distracted. So I decided as a plan for editing, I's use the course outline of Helen Corner-Bryant's Edit Your … Continue reading Editing my Third Novel: #2 – Plot and Plan
I've decided write a series of blog posts as I edit my novel. Goodness knows how many drafts it will take me. So let's roll. I have been eyeing up a course for over a year at the Professional Writing Academy and if I have the cash available I'd take the jump but it costs … Continue reading Editing my Third Novel: #1 – Doing the Scene Summary
The pain of self-publishing disillusions Self-publishing is hard especially when you write a book with little sales or reviews. All around people are getting reviews as soon as they publish, or having wonderful sales. I know it's about sales and promotions and networks etc. I'm getting a grip on the self-publishing world but still … Continue reading Destination Publishing: The pain of self-publishing & disillusions and writing book three…
Hello all, This book believe it or not was harder than the first. I learnt a lot of lessons, and there was a lot more tears of frustration probably because I thought things should have been simpler than the first time. But no Shop around for editorial support especially if you are paying for it … Continue reading Self-publishing takeaways & lessons from book release two.
Hello! It's finally done, and live on Amazon. I must add each publishing experience is different. Doing the second book was more challenging than the first for different reasons, however it is now live. You can grab a copy on Amazon or Amazon Kindle Unlimited. Amazon-US https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07K5WM86R Amazon-UK https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B07K5WM86R This is more my writerly blog … Continue reading New Release: Business Only by Wuraola
Akemi Nichols is determined to achieve her dream of owning her business, but her present circumstances make her a risky prospect for bank loans. One business option is for Akemi to contact her ex boyfriend, the wealthy Reid Thomas, for an investment. But she is reluctant as she dumped Reid eight years ago over a … Continue reading Cover reveal: Business Only by Wuraola
So my manuscript is ready for publication. And of course I need a marketing plan...A marketing plan you ask? Yes. Publication Roll Out Plan These are my tasks for next few weeks. It's hard to put a turnaround time, as it depends on other commitments. Do final manuscript preparation. Prepare for typesetting Decide on title - it's still … Continue reading Destination Publication Next. What my plan is…
I finally took the plunge and self-published a novella. It wasn't the novel I wanted publish but after reading up a lot of self-publishing advice, and getting super nervous I decided to follow the advice of David Kadavy, a creative entrepreneur and author. He basically said to learn self-publishing first because publishing major work. So … Continue reading Self-Publishing: I took the plunge!
Dear Internet Family, I'm super excited to reveal the debut novel Another Chance by Wuraola. It's now available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. The Blurb of Another Chance The day Zak Lucas walks back into the Deanna's life, her luck turns for the worse. Her roommate abandons her, she can't meet her rent, and she … Continue reading New Release and Cover Reveal: Another Chance by Wuraola