The Self-Help Guide to Self-Help Gurus

The Self-Help Guide to Self-Help Gurus

Learning the ropes as an author and independent publisher involves gleaning information from all kinds of sources. Inevitably you are drawn into what the internet has to offer. There are thousands of experts and gurus out there who are more than willing to share their...
Perseverance Is Everything

Perseverance Is Everything

I have been struggling. Perseverance is getting me down. Writing itself and being a dedicated author is not a problem. It’s more about coming to terms with finding an audience. Creating a novel is only part of my job as an author. I have to make sure others can...
Adventures Of A Writer In The Wild

Adventures Of A Writer In The Wild

I’m sitting here alone. A writer in the wild. On a Wednesday morning I share a big wooden table with a group of writers. It is located in a yoga centre in a small side street in the old part of Amsterdam. Usually there are several of us scribbling on block pads or...
A Book Begins Its Journey

A Book Begins Its Journey

Twenty years of garnering knowledge, and four years of writing and learning to become a publisher, have led me to this point. A book on the market.   I know it’s not the done thing, but if you need something to entertain your eyes, go buy a book. Preferably...
Being Unemployed Is Hard Work

Being Unemployed Is Hard Work

I’m not unemployed. It’s not true. In fact I’m constantly employed. I write. I make music. I run two bands. I do historical  research and take courses in marketing. I maintain a website. I blog. I soak up every snippet of information on writing that I can find. I am a...

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