We’ve been in Burg Rappottenstein for a few days and we love it. It’s an enormous 12th century fortress; it’s comfortable and we’re all getting a lot of writing done. We’ll make a video soon and will share it with the #nanowrimo community, but for now here are some pictures and an introduction to my guests. Guestlist Jay ... Read More »
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2017 The Creative Writers’ Workshop Memoir Workshop Who is it for? The workshop is for those who wish to tap into their life experiences and memories, turning their life incidents into a creative memoir. Participants will receive feedback and excellent help from Book Writing Coach & Author Irene Graham. When and where? October 13-14, 2017. Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, ... Read More »
RESULTS: The winner is Lauren Smith, who writes historical romance (and an upcoming dragon shifter). Thanks everyone for entering, I’ll link to your articles and try to drive some traffic. I plan to do more writing contests like this in the future! For the past 10 years I’ve been helping writers publish and promote their books. While I’m ... Read More »
For several years I’ve been thinking about holding writing retreats or author-training events in beautiful, inspiring locations around the world. Now that I’m finally finished with my PhD (wahoo!) I’m ready to get started. Ideally I would sell spaces and split amazing AirBnB rentals, to at least pay for my own costs -and I might do that later as well ... Read More »
One of the things authors always ask is “How can I find more time for my writing?” But what they mean is, “How can I just write all the time, write what I want, and not do any marketing?” The question usually comes up from either a long-term inability to finish their book; insecurity about which project they should be ... Read More »
How to run a successful million dollar Kickstarter campaign (an in-depth crowdfunding plan for a coworking space, that you can use to fund anything).
I’m reading “Go Bold” – which you should totally read – and it’s getting me excited about launching my Kickstarter campaign to buy a castle and use as the world’s best writer’s retreat and coworking space. It’s easier to do something huge and exciting than something medium sized. There is less competition. But raising a million dollars on Kickstarter or IndieGogo won’t ... Read More »