The Big Six

In what could be termed as a brutal clamp down on great novelists, notable names were summarily excluded from the Man Booker shortlist. They included Anne Enright, a former Booker winner, Marilynne Robinson who has won the Pulitzer and the Orange prize, Laila Lalami, Anuradha Roy, Anna Smaill, Andrew O’Hagan and literary agent Bill Clegg…

The Fishermen And Man Booker

 It’s that time of year again when the literary world is abuzz with sounds of expectation. Dismally, we have only three Britons in running for Man Booker and I wonder if any of them could win. This year’s Long List is a very interesting one, and it hardly surprises me that only three British authors…

Are You Stuck?

Writers are known to hit a snag or two when writing works of fiction. It’s easy to get stuck and not know what to do with some characters. We came across this fantastic article on bookbaby blog and we thought, why not share this with writers? There you have it! Please enjoy and share with as…

What’s In A Title?

When writing a business book, or a book in any genre, your book title plays a big part in selling your work. Here are tips to help you choose your title wisely. Most readers are first attracted by the cover of a book followed by the title. It’s imperative for authors and publishers to create a…

A Conversation

  Originally written by Nadine Tomlinson of Live, love, write. http://nadinetomlinson.com/ Today’s feature is about a woman with big dreams, a bigger heart, and the Aha! moment that inspired her latest novel. Meet Seyi David Seyi David loves to write, and has done that for several years. She has worked as a reporter, teacher, and…

The Mysterious World Of Writers

  We love BookBaby and their constant streams of insightful articles, below is one of such articles which we believe would benefit countless writers out there. You’re all welcome to tuck in. Article originally published by BookBaby. ******************** We’ve looked at the seven habits of highly effective writers, the preferred writing tools of popular authors,…