• The challenges of creating a first novel

    August 5, 2016 Blog

    We met Michelle properly on July 15th 2015, when she attended the book launch of our first paperback, The Moors. That this is where we met is a testament to Michelle’s tenacity as she is forever attending events about publishing to learn more about the industry. Also, she’s so personable when dealing with fellow authors that it’s no surprise her guest blogs are growing in both quality and quantity, and we’re delighted to have Michelle …

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  • Pseudonym author

    What use is a pseudonym name to a writer?

    February 14, 2016 Blog

    If you know me, or read my blog, you’ll be fully aware of how passionately I believe in character development and story structure. I feel they are both integral to the creation of a great story, and it can take a lot of time and effort to write a book or a screenplay in what I consider to be the right way.

    If you agree with me and you’ve spent months or years of your life …

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  • The Moors – Prologue

    August 17, 2015 Blog

    A very big hello and thank you so much for taking the time to visit this page.

    As I’ve been shouting it from the rooftops I’m fairly certain you will know that my first paperback novel was released this summer. Whenever I hold a book signing I tend to read this to the attendees and they say it really helps set the tone for what they feel is an intriguing story, and so I thought it would …

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  • Why copywriting is the coolest job ever… and how to get into it!

    August 7, 2015 Blog

    When we copywriters sit in an interview, we all know it’s a matter of time before we’re hit with the loaded question: “So what made you want to become a copywriter?”

    Internally, I’ve wrestled with this question for many years. It is my strong belief that nobody actually wants to be a copywriter. It’s just not a profession our younger selves would think to dream of or aspire to.

    When I say this, I mean no offence …

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  • How to run a successful crowdfunding campaign

    August 5, 2015 Blog

    So for me, 15th July 2015 was a really special day. Not only was my first paperback novel released but it was also when my first successful crowdfunding campaign drew to a close. I spent the whole afternoon in a bubble of exhaustion and warm satisfaction, but there wasn’t really much time to absorb the fact the past year’s work had been realised and the book was now available for people to buy.

    As the days …

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  • Book Launch Party Confirmed!

    June 6, 2015 Latest News

    It is with great excitement that we are finally able to release details of our launch party, where we will be celebrating the release of our first paperback novel, The Moors!

    The launch will take place at Barnstaple Library, Tuly Street, EX31 1EL and the outline of the event is as follows:

    6:30pm: Meet and greet
    6:45pm: Jody Medland to read the prologue of The Moors
    7:00pm: Q&A about the book’s creation
    7:20pm: Book signing

    Everybody who buys a copy of the …

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