Guest Post: Reaching Out To Real Readers

Oct 20th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
Since the explosion of self-publishing the book market is now a very busy place, authors need to keep motivated to produce their best work, have their book proofread and edited to high standards, give their book a cover to stand out in the crowd and even then there is no guarantee that readers will buy their work. I’m passionate about connecting readers to authors and...

#Scrivathon16 – Writers Helping Syria

Oct 7th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 7 min read
All over the world, eyes are on the conflict in Syria. Charities and fundraising committees everywhere are trying to help raise money to aid those that are suffering and now there's an event especially for writers to help make a difference. That event is none other than #Scrivathon16. I got in touch with Alice Chao, the creator of the event, to find out more about it...

#FicFest 2017: The Whats, The Whys, The Whos & The Hows!

Oct 4th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 7 min read
THIS CONTEST HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED Earlier this year, #FicFest was one of the trending topics on Twitter. Writers all over the world were sending in their manuscripts to the brand new contest in hopes that their hearts and souls would be put in front of all the right people. What they found were mentors willing to dedicate their time to help them perfect their work,...

Monthly Update: September

Sep 30th, 2016 Caffeine Addled Ramblings 4 min read
At the start of this year, I had promised myself that I would become more structured and set up a routine to make myself more productive. Instead, I’ve been spending weeks at a time away from home and writing whenever I have a spare minute. I jetted off to Canada at the start of the year for almost an entire month; I ran off on...