Do I Need To Set Goals To Be Successful?

Success – the ultimate achievement I’ve always been interested in ways of improving productivity and efficiency to achieve success. Success is a nebulous concept–it means different things to different people. I’m going to use ‘writing’ as an example, because this is (mostly) a writing blog. You may think that it’s …

Choosing Your Book Title

I’m terrible at coming up with titles, so I’m sure the same applies to some of my fellow writers. So I thought I’d share the process I went through to help me choose a title for the novel I’m writing. The first thing I did was to research current titles …

Editing: How I Do It

I’ve been spending this year editing my novel. Again. So far, I’ve been writing and re-writing my novel for 18 months. Currently, I’m on the fourth major rewrite, which should be the last. By the time I reach the two year mark in September, I should be almost there. Of that …