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Hodder & Stoughton (a publisher that is part of Hachette UK) are offering a free workbook with pre-orders of The Third Perspective by Africa Brooke. I could find exactly nothing at all to say what would be in that workbook. While you can preorder here (T&Cs apply) Hodder’s news feed […]

Hodder offers bonus workbook for some other book where some ...


Previously, I recommended authors shift from Twitter to Mastodon. In this post, I am going to give some hints and tips for how to get the most out of Mastodon as a writer. First, some notes Here is a poll of what Mastodon users love most about Mastodon. Here is […]

A Writers’ Guide to Mastodon (with Dark Side tricks)









Sir Salman Rushdie says he is physically “more or less OK” nearly a year after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in New York. However the 76-year-old told the BBC he was still processing the incident, which left him blind in one eye. “I have a […]




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Recently I grilled ChatGPT about what it would take to be a full-time author and writer in the UK. A lot of what the AI said was common sense. It sounded right although you should probably do your own homework as ChatGPT is very good at being confidently wrong. My […]

Everything you need to know about being a UK author ...