Cassie’s 4 Secrets to Jumpstart Your Writing

This week’s guest post is the remarkable Cassandra Morgan, author of Prophecy who shares her secrets to jumpstart your writing.

Cassie's 4 Secrets to jumpstart your writing. Image: Blank paper on desk surrounded by scrunched up papers

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Traditionally publishing? Yes, you still need to do marketing

This post has been churning in my head for a while.  I’ve had a number of writers tell me openly that they want to go traditionally published so they “don’t have to do marketing”.

There are many good reasons to go the traditionally published route, unfortunately, this is not one of them.  Gone are the days when a traditionally published author would get to sit back and let the publishing house sort all the marketing.

Traditionally publishing?  Yes, you still need to do marketing.  Image: Books on a shelf

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Why other writers are your friends…and not your competition

Sorry for the delay, we have bad weather here and it’s giving me a bad connection.

Anyway, I was recently given the opportunity to guest post over on Planet Simon. Big thanks to Simon for the invite. So here is my post 😊

Planet Simon

A while ago I had  been trying to get some great blogging writers to guest post here on Planet Simon and last week I got a great surprise Ari Meglen sent me a surprise guest post. I was dead chuffed! Ari runs the #MerryWriters tag game on Twitter which is really useful to meet other like minded writers. Anyway, Ari has some great words about how writers see other writers and… read the post, it’s great stuff! Go and look at her site and see what she’s up to, thanks again Ari!


Firstly, I want to say thank you to Simon for inviting me to guest post on his blog.  I appreciate the opportunity to share my thoughts with all of you.

A damaging mindset

I connect with a lot more writers than I did a few years back, which is great, but I am still saddened by just how…

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