After a long day of writing or editing, we’re all familiar with that mental fatigue that makes it hard to concentrate or make quick decisions. The fatigue you feel after prolonged focus or effort is known as ego depletion. Sigmund Freud used the term ego to describe the part of ourselves that makes decisions between what we want to do, and what we know we should do. Continue reading
by Jay Donnelly
Are you a passionate writer? Whether you love writing fiction or non-fiction content, then you may be considering scrapping your current career and taking a leap of faith to start working as a writer. This is extremely exciting: you’ve found your calling and now you want to move towards it, leaving your old career behind. Continue reading
by Jay Donnelly
For years, finding a publisher was the main thing holding back a lot of talented writers. You’d spent years crafting the perfect story, you had amazing characters, but it just didn’t fit what all the big publishers were after. As a result, your dream died before it truly began.
However, in this modern age of technology and instant gratification, do you need to find a publisher anymore? Continue reading
Indie publishing has blown up the status quo in the publishing industry. Publishing your book has never been easier. Ten years ago, no one would have predicted that Amazon, a bookseller, would be the biggest book publisher in the world today. Ten years from now, I guarantee the landscape will be vastly different again. We’re amidst more shifting in the industry as publishers and authors try to navigate a world of ever-changing technology. Continue reading