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Some news – I’ve joined The Empowered Author

Some news – I’ve joined The Empowered Author

Some news! I am delighted to share that I am now working with Sam Missingham on her author membership, The Empowered Author. Sam and I worked together at HarperCollins, on some big projects like the first ever digital romance festival and a live event with 

Diary: October in review

Diary: October in review

Was October actually only 31 days? The beginning of the month was incredibly difficult on a personal level, but fortunately things started to feel a bit easier as the month went on. This is a very short round up of what felt like a loooong 

My favourite tools for self-employed life

My favourite tools for self-employed life

I love reading about the tools people rely on to manage their work, so I thought I would shared some of my favourite tools for self-employed life, and how I use them. Some of the links in here are affilliate links, but I’ve only included 

13 ways authors can collaborate to grow their platform

13 ways authors can collaborate to grow their platform

Author collaboration is a great way to grow your platform. You only have to read something like the ‘kidney woman’ article to get the sense that authors can be a very competitive, and not particularly friendly, bunch. I’ve heard stories about Facebook and WhatsApp groups 

Diary: September in review

Diary: September in review

It’s the end of September! I can’t quite believe that we are here already. There are so many autumn lovers out there, but I am not one of them. September feels like the last chance to cling on to summer. I miss the bright evenings 

4 things authors can learn from the Sally Rooney marketing campaign

4 things authors can learn from the Sally Rooney marketing campaign

Did you get one of the hats? How about a branded tote bag? Did you spend £50 to make a candle in a very tangential workshop in east London? Or buy a coffee from one of the Beautiful World branded coffee trucks? Did you queue 

Money “manifestation”: A 5 week diary

Money “manifestation”: A 5 week diary

Some background before I start this post: I am a white-passing, cis-het woman, in a wealthy country. On the one hand, I am a single parent of two children, and get no financial support from my ex. On the other, I have parents who are 

Reprioritising after month off Instagram

Reprioritising after month off Instagram

In August, after a chance conversation, I decided to log out of Instagram for the month. I work with authors on their social media, so taking this time off felt almost like a kind of sacrilege. How can I help people with their social media 

Diary: My August life update

Diary: My August life update

I haven’t been on Facebook or Instagram this month, but it has been a Full On time for me. I feel like it’s been around 3 months long, so much has happened. So I thought I’d share a little August life update of what I’ve 

Marketing your book without social media

Marketing your book without social media

Even before I started my current social media break, I have been thinking about marketing without social media. How I can do more of it, and how I can help my author clients to do it more. It’s not that I don’t think social media